2024 Chautauqua Prize Shortlist

2024 Chautauqua FinalistsChautauqua Institution has announced 7 exceptional books as the 2024 finalists for The Chautauqua Prize, now in its 13th year.  Awarded annually since 2012, The Chautauqua Prize draws upon Chautauqua Institution’s considerable literary legacy to celebrate a book that provides a richly rewarding reading experience and to honor the author for a significant contribution to the literary arts.  Read the full announcement on chq.org.

Congratulations to all the finalists!

(A note to CLSC members: remember that while the prize-winning selection counts toward graduation requirements, the rest of the list will not.  We're excited about all of them, though, and you should read them anyway!)

Chain Gang All Stars: A Novel By Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593469316
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Vintage - January 23rd, 2024

Chain Gang All Stars: A Novel By Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593317334
Availability: Not on our shelves, but we can order this for you!
Published: Pantheon - May 2nd, 2023

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The Reformatory: A Novel By Tananarive Due Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781982188344
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: S&S/Saga Press - October 31st, 2023

Some People Need Killing: A Memoir of Murder in My Country By Patricia Evangelista Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593133132
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House - October 17th, 2023

Enter Ghost By Isabella Hammad Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802163301
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Grove Press - April 9th, 2024

Enter Ghost By Isabella Hammad Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780802162380
Availability: Not on our shelves, but we can order this for you!
Published: Grove Press - April 4th, 2023

This Other Eden: A Novel By Paul Harding Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781324074526
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - December 19th, 2023

This Other Eden: A Novel By Paul Harding Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781324036296
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 24th, 2023

White Cat, Black Dog: Stories By Kelly Link, Shaun Tan (Illustrator) Cover Image
By Kelly Link, Shaun Tan (Illustrator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780593449974
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Random House Trade Paperbacks - October 24th, 2023

Half-Life of a Secret: Reckoning with a Hidden History By Emily Strasser Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780813197197
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: University Press of Kentucky - April 4th, 2023

$157.93
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