The shortlists for the Carnegie Medal for Excellence were recently announced on October 26. Jennifer Egan’s Manhattan Beach, and Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing were shortlisted in the category of Fiction. Sherman Alexie’s You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me: A Memoir was shortlisted in the category of Nonfiction. The winners will be announced at the American Library Association (ALA) Midwinter Meeting in Denver on February 11.

For the complete shortlists, please visit the ALA website.