Winners for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction were announced recently, and you can check them out at the Richland College Library.
The awards are a joint effort from the ALA and the Carnegie Institute in New York.
Donna Tartt won for The Goldfinch in fiction.
Doris Kearns Goodwin won for The Bully Pulpit: Theodore Roosevelt, William Howard Taft, and the Golden Age of Journalism in the non-fiction category.
Kearns Goodwin is also the author of Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln and several political biographies. The 2012 movie Lincoln was based on Team of Rivals.
If you'd like to read a review of these books, you may click on the linked title above, then click on the book cover image in the description page. The library website offers this feature for most newer titles in the district.