Thursday, January 17, 2013

2013 Edgar Award nominees

The Mystery Writers of America announced the 2013 Edgar Award nominees, with a record seven finalists for Best Novel. Among the finalists:

Best Novel
The Lost Ones by Ace Atkins (Putnam)
The Gods of Gotham by Lyndsay Faye (Amy Einhorn Books)
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (Crown)
Potboiler by Jesse Kellerman (Putnam)
Sunset by Al Lamanda (Five Star)
Live by Night by Dennis Lehane (William Morrow)
All I Did Was Shoot My Man by Walter Mosley (Riverhead)

Best First Novel By An American Author 

The Map of Lost Memories by Kim Fay (Ballantine)
Don't Ever Get Old by Daniel Friedman (Minotaur Books)
Mr. Churchill's Secretary by Susan Elia MacNeal (Bantam)
The Expats by Chris Pavone (Crown)
The 500 by Matthew Quirk (Little, Brown and Company)
Black Fridays by Michael Sears (Putnam)

The Jewish Book Award winners were announced Tuesday, among them THE INNOCENTS by Francesca Segal (Fiction); JEWISH JOCKS by Franklin Foer and Marc Tracy (Anthology/Collection); and Eric Kandel (Lifetime Achievement).

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