The American Library Association (ALA) named two winners of this year’s Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction.
Richard Ford won the fiction category for Canada. Timothy Egan took the nonfiction category for his biography, Short Nights of the Shadow Catcher: The Epic Life & Immortal Photographs of Edward Curtis.
Each medalist receives $5,000 in prize money. The finalists were each also given $1,500.