Friday, January 25, 2008

The Reading List!

Groovy. I just learned (thanks to Larry, my un-paid publicist), that Acacia: The War with the Mein made the American Library Association's "Reading List". Looks like they have a specific council of librarians that puts together a list of favorites by genre. Here's how they describe themselves: The Reading List Council seeks to highlight outstanding genre fiction that merits special attention by general adult readers and the librarians who work with them. Nice.

Pat Rothfuss tops the list. Congrats, Pat. (Again...) The others in the fantasy section are as follows. And very good company they all are...

Bull, Emma. Territory. Tor, 2007.
Butcher, Jim. White Night. ROC/Penguin, 2007.
Carey, Jacqueline. Kushiel's Justice. Warner, 2007.
Carey, Mike. The Devil You Know. Warner, 2007.
Durham, David. Acacia. Doubleday, 2007.
Ferrari, Mark. Book of Joby. Tor, 2007.
Fforde, Jasper. First Among Sequels. Viking, 2007.
Kay, Guy Gavriel. Ysabel. ROC/Penguin, 2007.
Kiernan, Caitlin. Daughter of Hounds. Roc, 2007.
Lynch, Scott. Red Seas Under Red Skies. Bantam Spectra, 2007.
Moers, Walter. City of Dreaming Books. Overlook, 2007.
Monette, Sarah and Elizabeth Bear. A Companion to Wolves. Tor, 2007.
Novik, Naomi. Empire of Ivory. Del Rey, 2007.
Pratchett, Terry. Making Money. Harper, 2007.
Rowling, J. K. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows. Scholastic, 2007.
Tolkien, J. R. R. Children of Hurin. Houghton Mifflin, 2007.
Valente, Catherynne. In the Cities of Coin and Spice. Bantam Spectra, 2007.

You can view the list and all the other categories here.

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3 Comments:

Blogger Meghan said...

Wow! That's soo awesome!! How many people can say they're recommended alongside Tolkein and Rowling? Not many. Congrats!!

12:25 AM  
Blogger Lythrum said...

Congratulations on your accomplishment. I agree, I would be thrilled to be ranked with company like that.

11:28 AM  
Blogger David Anthony Durham said...

Thanks! It really is a wonderful list, and I'm thrilled to have slithered my way on it!

1:26 PM  

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