Phew! Finals are over and you’re just ready to kick back with a good book…but, what to read? Here are some possibilities – search our catalog to see what we’ve got!
- Pulitzer Prize Winners – fiction and nonfiction from 1917 to the present – browse by category or click on the different years in the homepage’s banner
- PEN Literary Awards – literary fiction and nonfiction
- National Book Awards – click on the AWARDS dropdown menu in homepage’s banner and browse by decades or by genre
- ALA’s Frequently Challenged Books Lists – you can see lists by author, by decades (1990-1999 and 2000-2009), and classics.
- O’Henry Prize Stories – short stories – this year’s winners/finalists and past winners/finalists since its 1918 inception – the library has several years’ collections available on Library North 3rd floor, Call # PS648.S5 O11
- Black Caucus of the ALA Literary Awards – acknowledge outstanding achievement in the presentation of the cultural, historical and sociopolitical aspects of the Black Diaspora – browse by present and past years.
- Stonewall Book Awards – presented to English language books that have exceptional merit relating to the gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgendered experience – browse by present and past years.
If we dont’ have a book, as a GSU affiliate you can get a library card and check out books at the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System.