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Bestsellers: Award Winners
Award-winning bestsellers.
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Title: Half of a Yellow Sun
Author: Adichie, Chimamanda Ngozi
ISBN: 9781400044160
Notes: Brilliant interweaving of stories and characters during political tumult in 1960's Nigeria. Winner of the Orange Prize for Fiction, 2007.

 
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Title: Lords of Finance: The Bankers Who Broke the World
Author: Ahamed, Liaquat
Publisher: The Penguin Press
Price: $85.40
ISBN: 9780143116806
Notes: The 2010 Pulitzer Prize winner for history.

 
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Title: The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Author: Alexie, Sherman
ISBN: 9780316013680
Call Number: Teen Fiction
Notes: Winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Fiction/Poetry, 2008.

 
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Title: Versed
Author: Armantrout, Rae
Publisher: Wesleyan University Press
ISBN: 9780819568793
Notes: The 2010 Pulitzer Prize Winner for Poetry

 
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Title: At Night
Author: Bean, Jonathan
ISBN: 9780374304461
Notes: A sleepless city girl imagines what it would be like to get away from snoring family members and curl up alone with one's thoughts in the cool night air under wide-open skies. Winner of the Boston Globe–Horn Book Award for Picture Book, 2008.

 
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Title: The Pirate's Daughter
Author: Cezair-Thompson, Margaret
ISBN: 9781932961409
Notes: Winner of the 2008 Essence Literary Award for Fiction.

 
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Title: Brother, I'm Dying
Author: Danticat, Edwidge
ISBN: 9781400041152
Notes: Noted fiction writer Danticat wrote this memoir of her uncle and father that meditates on her father's immigration to the U.S. while her uncle stayed in Haiti, and explores the intersections of family bonds and loss. Winner of the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award for Autobiography.

 
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Title: The Inheritance of Loss
Author: Desai, Kiran
ISBN: 0871139294
Notes: A story set between the Himalayas and New York, examining a fractured family through its bitter patriarch and his orphaned granddaughter. Winner of the 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award. Winner of the 2006 Man Booker Prize.

 
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Title: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Author: Diaz, Junot
ISBN: 9781594489587
Notes: This novel dramatizes the life of an overweight science fiction fan desperate for love. Diaz's stylistic control, linguistic invention, laugh-out-loud wit, constantly surprising irony, and a tremendous depth of feeling and emotion earned this novel the 2008 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction and the 2008 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction.

 
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Title: The Gathering
Author: Enright, Anne
ISBN: 9780802170392
Notes: Gripping portrait of an Irish family haunted by its past. Winner of the 2007 Man Booker Prize.