December may be the coldest, darkest month of the year but it does have its perks: holidays and festivals, family gatherings, comfort foods - and books! Given the blustery weather, this final “chapter” of the year provides a built-in excuse to stay indoors and catch up on our reading. So many wonderful books were published in 2021. The best of the best won awards; check out these winners: the Pulitzer Prizes; the Booker Prize; the Nobel Prize for Literature; the National Book Awards; and the Windham Campbell Prizes. And, click on the new titles below to be taken to links in our catalog.
“What good is the warmth of summer without the cold of winter to give it sweetness?” John Steinbeck