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Archive - 2007 Nominations

Selected Book:

  • Journey from the Land of No: A Girlhood Caught in Revolutionary Iran by Roya Hakakian
Selection Finalists:
  • Blink: The Power of Thinking Without Thinking by Malcolm Gladwell
  • Intuition by Allegra Goodman
  • Ali and Nino by Kurban Said
  • Life of Pi by Yann Martel
  • Gentleman and Players by Joanne Harris
  • The Birth of the Chess Queen: A History by Marilyn Yalom
  • Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
  • An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina
  • Maus: A Survivor's Tale by Art Spiegelman
  • Don't Let's Go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
  • Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder
  • The Color of Water by James McBride

Additional Nominations:

  • The Alchemist by Paula Coelho
  • All the Names by Jose Saramago
  • American Gods by Neil Gaiman
  • America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918 by Alfred W. Crosby
  • Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt
  • Atonement by Ian McEwan
  • Black, White, and Eskimo: A North Pole Legacy by S. Allen Counter
  • Bowling Alone : The Collapse and Revival of American Community by Robert Putnam
  • Brave New World by Aldous Huxley
  • Catch 22 by Joseph Heller
  • Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut
  • Collapse by Jared Diamond
  • Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court by Mark Twain
  • Curious Incident of Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
  • Dead Man Walking by Helen Prejean
  • The Devil's Teeth by Susan Casey
  • The Diving Bell and the Butterfly by Jean-Dominique Bauby
  • Dune by Herbert Frank
  • The Eight by Catherine Neville
  • Einstein's Dreams by Alan Lightman
  • Ella Minnow Pea: A Novel in Letters by Mark Dunn
  • The Emperor's Children by Claire Messud
  • The End of Poverty by Jeffrey Sachs
  • Ender's Game by Orson Scott Card
  • Ender's Shadow by Orson Scott Card
  • Everything is Illuminated by Jonathan Safran Foer
  • A Fine Balance by Rohinton Mistry
  • Finnegan's Wake by James Joyce
  • Franny and Zooey by JD Salinger
  • Guns, Germs, and Steel by Jared Diamond
  • The Health of Nations: Why Inequality is Harmful to Your Health by Ichiro Kawachi and Bruce P. Kennedy
  • Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams
  • How to Win Friends and Influence People by Dale Carnegie
  • Illusions: the Adventures of a Reluctant Messiah by Richard Bach
  • In the Presence of Mine Enemies by Harry Turtledove
  • Ishmael by Daniel Quinn
  • The Journeys of Socrates by Dan Millman
  • The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini
  • A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. Gaines
  • Lives of a Cell by Lewis Thomas
  • Longitude: The True Story of a Lone Genius Who Solved the Greatest Scientific Problem of His Time by Dave Sobel
  • Lucky: A Memoir by Alice Seabold
  • Maia by Richard Adams
  • The Map of Love by Ahdaf Soueif
  • Marley and Me by John Grogan
  • McDonaldization of Society by George Ritzer
  • McTeague by Frank Norris
  • The Mermaid Chair by Sue Monk Kidd
  • Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game by Michael Lewis
  • The Moon is a Harsh Mistress by Robert Heinlein
  • My Side of the Mountain by Jean Craighead George
  • My Sister's Keeper by Jodi Picoult
  • The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
  • An Ordinary Man by Paul Rusesabagina
  • Out of Africa by Isak Dinesen
  • Palestine by Joe Sacco
  • Peace Kills by P.J. O'Rourke
  • Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  • Persepolis: The Story of a Childhood by Marjane Satrapi
  • The Pilgrim at Tinker Creek by Annie Dillard
  • The Poisonwood Bible by Barbara Kingsolver
  • The Power of One by Bryce Courtenay
  • Prey by Michael Crichton
  • Reading Lolita in Tehran by Azar Nafisi
  • A Sand County Almanac by Aldo Leopold
  • The Satanic Verses by Salman Rushdie
  • Saturday by Ian McEwen
  • Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse
  • Slaughterhouse Five by Kurt Vonnegut
  • The Stand by Stephen King
  • Their Eyes were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • Three Men in a Boat by Jerome K. Jerome
  • The Traveler's Gift by Andy Andrews
  • Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
  • Vernon God Little: A 21st Century Comedy in the Presence of Death by D. B. C. Pierre
  • White Teeth by Zadie Smith
  • Wicked by Gregory Maguire
  • Zombie Survival Guide by Max Brooks

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