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Story Prize Finalists: Free Samples

Today the finalists for the 2010 Story Prize were announced, picked from a slate of 92 books nominated by 60 different publishers or imprints. The winner will receive a $20,000 prize and both of the runner-ups will receive a $5,000 prize.

Below, we’ve collected free samples of the nominated books. The winner will be revealed in a ceremony at New School’s Tishman Auditorium in New York City at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, March 21.

The Angel Esmeralda by Don DeLillo (Scribner)

We Others by Steven Millhauser (Alfred A. Knopf)

Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman (Lookout Books)

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