Biography: American Prometheus: The books, was first published in 1969. Her first
Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, two novels, The Haunting and The Change- Geraldine Brooks
by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin over, won the Carnegie Medal in Britain in entered a partnership with MobileSide-walk
Poetry: Late Wife, by Claudia Emerson 1982 and 1984, respectively. Her next novel, to promote books from their Simon Spotlight
General Nonfiction: Imperial Reckon- Maddigan’s Fantasia, will be published by Entertainment (SSE) imprint with mobile
ing: The Untold Story of Britain’s Gulag in McElderry Books next year. content. The program targets readers between
Kenya, by Caroline Elkins. Erlbruch, the artist behind many picture the ages of 18 and 34 and will send out exc-
2006 Pulitzer winners announced won the Hans Christian Andersen Author
In mid-April, the winners of the 2006 Award, and German artist Wolf Erlbruch has
Pulitzer Prize were announced. Winners in won the Hans Christian Andersen Illustrator
the Letters & Drama category include: Award. The awards are given biennially by
Fiction: March, by Geraldine Brooks the International Board on Books for Young
History: Polio: An American Story, by People (IBBY).
David M. Oshinsky Mahy, who has written more than 100
C. JERR Y BAUER
According to the Web site www.pulitzer books, is perhaps best known in the United erpts, previews, art and text messages to sub-
.org, “There are no set criteria for the judging States for The Story of the Little Mole Who scribers. The service will cost a “nominal fee.”
of the Prizes. The definitions of each category Knew It Was None of His Business, by Werner The program will kick off by featuring
are the only guidelines. It is left up to the Holzwarth. Other books he has illustrated eight of SSE’s backlist titles, including He’s
Nominating Juries and The Pulitzer Prize include The Big Question and The Butterfly Just Not That into You, Hardly Working: the
Board to determine exactly what makes a Workshop, by Gioconda Belli. Overachieving Underperformer’s Guide to
work‘distinguished.’” Mahy and Erlbruch will receive their Doing as Little as Possible and Pocket DJ:
The awards will be handed out at a lun- awards in September at the IIBBY World Ultragrrrl’s Guide to Building the Best Music
cheon in late May. Each winner will receive a Congress in Beijing. Library. C
$10,000 cash award and a certificate. Source: Publisher’s Weekly
Hans Christian Andersen Can you read me now?
Awards announced Following in the steps of Random House and
New Zealand novelist Margaret Mahy has HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster recently
signings Moment on May 13, at 2 p.m., at the
Issaquah, Washington, Costco, at 1801
MaryJane Butters signs MaryJane’s 10th Ave. NW.
Ideabook, Cookbook, Lifebook: For the
Farmgirl in All of Us Fred Thompson signs The Big Book of
6, at noon, at the North Spokane, Fish and Shellfish on May 13, at noon, at
Washington, Costco, at 7619 N. the Durham, North Carolina, Costco, at
Division St. 1510 North Pointe Drive.
• May 7, at 1 p.m., at the Spokane, Lee Child signs The Hard Way on
Washington, Costco, at 5601 E. May 20, at 11 a.m., at the Southeast
Sprague Avenue. Gilbert, Arizona, Costco, at 2887 S.
• May 20, at 1 p.m., at the Clarkston, Market St.
Washington, Costco, at 301 Fifth St. Nathaniel Philbrick signs Mayflower on
Anne Rice signs Christthe Lord on May May 21, at noon, at the Mountain View,
6, from noon to 2 p.m., at the Coachella California, Costco, at 1000 N. Rengstorff.
Valley, California, Costco, at 72-800 Debbie Macomber signs Susannah’s
Dinah Shore Drive. Garden on May 27, at 2 p.m., at the
Harlan Coben signs Promise Me on May Silverdale, Wahington, Costco, at 10000
6, at 11 a.m., at the East Hanover, New Mickleberry Road NW.
Jersey, Costco, at 156 Route 10 W. (Click here for maps and
Jonathan Alter signs The Defining directions to Costco locations.)
Costco has five signed copies of The
Tenth Circle, by Jodi Picoult, to give
away. To enter, print your name, mem-
bership number, address and daytime
phone number on a postcard or letter
and send it to: Tenth
Circle, The Costco
Connection, P.O. Box
34088, Seattle, WA
98124-1088, or fax it to
No purchase is neces-
sary. Entries must be
received or post-
marked by midnight,
June 1, 2006. Void
Employees of Costco and their families
are not eligible. Winners will be noti-
fied by mail. One entry per household.
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