Tuesday, January 23, 2007

ALA Notable Books

The American Library Association has released its annual list of 25 "Notable Books for Adults." Named in poetry were:
Flenniken, Kathleen, Famous, Univ of Nebraska Pr, $17.95.
Satterlee, Thom, Burning Wyclif, Texas Tech Univ Pr.
Slavitt, David R., William Henry Harrison and Other Poems. LSU Pr, $16.95.

Alison Bechdel's amazing "graphic memoir," Fun Home, was included in the nonfiction list, as well as being given the Stonewall Award from ALA's GLBT Round Table. Go Alison!

1 comment:

Garbo said...

Fun Home was a good read. There are panels of it that I don't think I'll ever forget. I particularly liked the images of Alison and her siblings playing around in the funeral home in the off-hours.