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Indie Booksellers Choice Awards Winners Unveiled

The winners of the first annual Indie Booksellers Choice Awards have been announced.

The following five books were selected by independent booksellers: The Windup Girl by Paolo Bacigalupi (Night Shade Books), The Instructions by Adam Levin (McSweeney’s), The Singer’s Gun by Emily St. John Mandel (Unbridled), Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes (Grove/Atlantic), and Wingshooters by Nina Revoyr (Akashic).

The five winning titles will be displayed in participating independent bookstores throughout the country. Comedian David Rees hosted the awards ceremony at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York City.

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Indie Booksellers Choice Awards Shortlist Revealed

The shortlist for the first annual Indie Booksellers Choice Awards has been revealed. The grand prize winners will receive a group display in independent bookstores across the country.

Melville House and Shelf Awareness co-sponsored the awards. Below, we’ve collected the full shortlist.

Participating booksellers can cast votes until May 20th to choose five grand prize winners. According to the press release, the winners will be announced on May 23rd at a ceremony in Housing Works Bookstore Cafe. The event will be hosted by comedian David Rees.

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