BOT’s 2014 ALA Award Winners 13 Results

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Author: Ari Shavit | Narrator: Paul Boehmer
Category: History - Middle East - Israel & Palestine
Release Date: November 19, 2013
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW AND THE ECONOMIST

Winner of the Natan Book Award, the National Jewish Book Award, and the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award

An authoritative and deeply personal narrative history of the State of Israel, by one of the most influential journalists writing about the Middle East today
 
Not since Thomas L.
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ISBN: 9780385359610
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Author: Jo Baker | Narrator: Emma Fielding
Category: Fiction - Literary
Release Date: October 08, 2013

Pride and Prejudice was only half the story •
 
If Elizabeth Bennet had the washing of her own petticoats, Sarah often thought, she’d most likely be a sight more careful with them.
 
In this irresistibly imagined belowstairs answer to Pride and Prejudice, the servants take center stage.

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ISBN: 9780804149426
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Author: Eric Schlosser | Narrator: Scott Brick
Category: History - Military - United States
Release Date: September 24, 2013
Mother Jones
“Easily the most unsettling work of nonfiction I've ever read... the book is beyond relevant. It's critical reading in a nation with thousands of nukes still on hair-trigger alert.
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Famed investigative journalist Eric Schlosser digs deep to uncover secrets about the management of America’s nuclear arsenal.
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ISBN: 9780307702500
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Author: Sheri Fink | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Category: Social Science - Disease & Health Issues
Release Date: September 10, 2013

One of the New York Times’s Best Ten Books of the Year

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award for Nonfiction


Winner of the 2014 J. Anthony Lukas Book Prize, the Los Angeles Times Book Prize, the Ridenhour Book Prize, the 2014 American Medical Writers Association Medical Book Award (Public/Healthcare Consumers), a 2014 Science in Society Journalism Award, and the SIBA 2014 Book Award for Nonfiction


An ALA Notable Book, finalist for the NYPL 2014 Helen Bernstein Award, and shortlisted for the PEN/E.

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ISBN: 9780804128117
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Author: Paul Harding | Narrator: Paul Harding
Category: Fiction - Literary
Release Date: September 10, 2013
NAMED ONE OF THE BEST NOVELS OF THE YEAR BY
The Wall Street Journal • American Library Association • Kirkus Reviews

A stunning allegorical novel about one man’s enduring love for his daughter


Hailed as “a masterpiece” (NPR), Tinkers, Paul Harding’s Pulitzer Prize–winning debut, is a modern classic.
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ISBN: 9780385363044
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Author: Nora Ephron | Narrator: Meryl Streep
Category: Fiction - Literary
Release Date: July 09, 2013

Is it possible to write a sidesplitting novel about the breakup of the perfect marriage. If the writer is Nora Ephron, the answer is a resounding yes. For in this inspired confection of adultery, revenge, group therapy, and pot roast, the creator of Sleepless in Seattle reminds us that comedy depends on anguish as surely as a proper gravy depends on flour and butter.

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ISBN: 9780385367301
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Author: Max Brooks | Narrator: Various
Category: Fiction - Horror
Release Date: May 14, 2013

  World War Z. The Complete Edition (Movie Tie-in Edition). An Oral History of the Zombie War is a new version of Max Brooks' episodic zombie novel. The abridged versions of the original stories are now joined with new, unabridged recordings of the episodes that were not included in the original (abridged) version of the audiobook.

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ISBN: 9780449807897
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Author: Anthony Marra | Narrator: Colette Whitaker
Category: Fiction - Literary
Release Date: May 07, 2013
A National Book Awards Longlist Selection

A New York Times and Washington Post bestseller

A story of the transcendent power of love in wartime, A Constellation of Vital Phenomena is a work of sweeping breadth, profound compassion, and lasting significance.
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ISBN: 9780385363570
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Author: Claire Messud | Narrator: Cassandra Campbell
Category: Fiction - Literary
Release Date: April 30, 2013

From the New York Times best-selling author of The Emperor’s Children, a masterly new novel. the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed and betrayed by a desire for a world beyond her own.

Nora Eldridge, an elementary school teacher in Cambridge, Massachusetts, long ago compromised her dream to be a successful artist, mother and lover.

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ISBN: 9780307913623
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Author: Edward Kelsey Moore | Narrator: Adenrele Ojo and Pamella D'Pella
Category: Fiction - Literary
Release Date: March 12, 2013

Meet Odette, Clarice, and Barbara Jean in the New York Times best-selling novel . . . 
           
Earl’s All-You-Can-Eat is home away from home for this inseparable Plainview, Indiana, trio.

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ISBN: 9780385362894
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Author: Virginia Morell | Narrator: Kirsten Potter
Category: Nature - Animals
Release Date: February 26, 2013
Noted science writer Virginia Morell explores the frontiers of research on animal cognition and emotion, offering a surprising and moving exploration into the hearts and minds of wild and domesticated animals.
 
   Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a fish.
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ISBN: 9780307970756
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Author: Karen Russell | Narrator: Various
Category: Fiction - Literary
Release Date: February 12, 2013
From the author of the instant New York Times best seller Swamplandia. (a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize), a dazzling new collection of stories that showcases Karen Russell's gifts at their inimitable best.

In the collection's marvelous title story, two aging vampires in a sun-drenched Italian lemon grove find their hundred-year marriage tested when one of them develops a fear of flying.
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ISBN: 9780385367462
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