Wednesday, September 23, 2009

The Best of the Best

The National Book Foundation is allowing the general public to vote for The Best of the National Book Awards in Fiction. The nominees are comprised of past winners and they are:

1) The Stories of John Cheever (John Cheever)
2) Invisible Man (Ralph Ellison)
3) Collected Stories of William Faulkner (William Faulkner)
4) Flannery O'Connor: The Complete Stories (Flannery O'Connor)
5) Gravity's Rainbow (Thomas Pynchon)
6) The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty (Eudora Welty)

So far, Flannery O'Connor is the front runner...Hooray! Cast your vote here. By doing so, you might win a trip to the NBA ceremony in NYC!

Once on the site, be sure to click on the pictures of each author to link to other information about each book and author--as well as thoughts about each books from other writers, former nominees, and acclaimed NBA Judges like Alice Elliott Dark.