Tuesday, March 11, 2008

SIBA Book Awards

Each year, hundreds of booksellers around the South vote on their favorite books. Whether you agree with them or not, looking at the list of nominations is a good way to find out about Southern authors. Here's a few from SIBA's fiction list for 2008:

Capote in Kansas by Kim Powers
Cataloochee by Wayne Caldwell
Down River by John Hart
Effigies by Mary Anna Evans
One Fell Swoop by Virginia Boyd
Rhett Butler's People by Donald McCaig
The Unnatural History of Cypress Parish by Elise Blackwell
Thistle & Twigg by Mary Saums
Women of Magdalene by Rosemary Poole-Carter
Work Shirts for Madmen by George Singleton


love_4books said...

Surprised GRUB isn't there from Elise Blackwell...

Louisa said...

I'll have to check that out...it sounds interesting!

Rachel said...

Elise's books are awesome. You can find more info (reading guide, reviews, etc.) about Cypress Parish here: http://unbridledbooks.com/cypressparish.html

And about Grub here: http://www.tobypress.com/books/grub.htm

-Unbridled Books