Thursday, May 31, 2012

Ohioana Book Award Finalists Announced

The Ohioana Library recently announced the finalists for the 2012 Ohioana Book Awards.  If you are not familiar with the Ohioana Library, check out the website here.  The organization "is dedicated to collecting, preserving, and promoting the written work of Ohio’s writers, artists, and musicians".  The awards reflect that by showcasing the best works by Ohio authors over the past year.  On to the nominees!

Fiction

Breaking Silence by Linda Castillo
Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
The Devil All the Time by Donald Ray Pollock
Doc by Mary Doria Russell
Ziggy by Tom Wilson

About Ohio/Ohioan

Literary Cincinnati: The Missing Chapter by Dale Patrick Brown
George Szell: A Life of Music by Michael Charry
Midnight Rising: John Brown and the Raid That Sparked the Civil War by Tony Horwitz
Destiny of the Republic : A Tale of Madness, Medicine, and the Murder of a President by Candice Millard
Over-the-Rhine Tour Guide: Cincinnati's Historic German District, Over-the-Rhine, and Environs by Don Heinrick Tolzmann

Visit the Ohioana website for more information on the 2012 awards.

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