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2011 Morning News Tournament

Featured Titles
2011 Morning News Tournament


Two thousand eleven will go down on the record books as another fabulous, thrilling year for the Tournament of Books, the annual NCAA-style battle between literary titans from online magazine The Morning News. Find out which book won the coveted Rooster Award and view all the results at TMN's website.

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Freedom: A Novel
Freedom: A Novel
by Jonathan Franzen
Staff Pick
In his new novel, Jonathan Franzen surpasses the achievements of his National Book Award-winner, The Corrections. Freedom examines every major theme in American life — politics, class, work, culture, and sex, to name a few — through the lens of one... (read more)

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Room
Room
by Emma Donoghue
Staff Pick
Emma Donoghue is a truly versatile writer. Although utterly unlike Slammerkin and her other books, Room earns a place of honor while distinguishing itself with a gripping subject that never sinks into gloom, but always floats on a current of Donoghue's... (read more)

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Model Home
Model Home
by Eric Puchner
Staff Pick
While Warren Ziller is watching his family's financial security bleed out, his wife, Camille, is making really bad public service movies, and their children are struggling to make a meaningful life of their own, something far, far worse is coming their... (read more)

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The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
by Aimee Bender
Staff Pick
Aimee Bender's first novel since An Invisible Sign of My Own lives up to her astonishing short stories. The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is an incredibly poignant and unique coming-of-age story that you won't be able to put down. My favorite book of... (read more)

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Skippy Dies
Skippy Dies
by Paul Murray
Staff Pick
Talk about a spoiler! Yes, Skippy dies. (Or maybe he doesn't. I'll never tell.) But the fact of his death isn't nearly as important as the why, which Paul Murray's Dublin-set novel explores with a dizzying mix of hilarity and tragedy that's never less... (read more)

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A Visit from the Goon Squad
A Visit from the Goon Squad
by Jennifer Egan
Staff Pick
Jennifer Egan's new novel is a fantastically inventive, intelligent, and fully realized exploration of music, art, and life. It even includes a chapter written in PowerPoint, which is actually a pleasure to read. A Visit from the Goon Squad is Egan's... (read more)

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Nox
Nox
by Anne Carson
Publisher Comments
Nox is an epitaph in the form of a book, a facsimile of a handmade book Anne Carson wrote and created after the death of her brother. The poem describes coming to terms with his loss through the lens of her translation of Poem 101 by Catullus "for his... (read more)

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The Finkler Question
The Finkler Question
by Howard Jacobson
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Winner of the 2010 Man Booker Prize Julian Treslove, a professionally unspectacular former BBC radio producer, and Sam Finkler, a popular Jewish philosopher, writer, and television personality, are old school friends. Despite a prickly relationship and... (read more)

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Bad Marie (P.S.)
Bad Marie (P.S.)
by Marcy Dermansky
Staff Pick
Wow — I loved this book! You know you are dealing with a great writer when you care about a character even though you don't like them.  Marie, the nanny, has more to say (both bad and good) about motherhood than most parents.  Self-absorbed and... (read more)

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Super Sad True Love Story
Super Sad True Love Story
by Gary Shteyngart
Staff Pick
This dark, smart satire appears at a perfect, uncertain moment for our culture. Will books still exist as we know them? And how will love fare in an electronic world? Shteyngart enables us to laugh our fears away — at least, for the duration of this... (read more)

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Savages
Savages
by Don Winslow
Publisher Comments
A breakthrough novel that pits young kingpins against a Mexican drug cartel, Savages is a provocative, sexy, and sharply funny thrill ride through the dark side of the war on drugs and beyond. Part-time environmentalist and philanthropist Ben and his ex... (read more)

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Bloodroot (Vintage Contemporaries)
Bloodroot (Vintage Contemporaries)
by Amy Greene
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Myra Lamb is a wild girl with mysterious, haint blue eyes who grows up on remote Bloodroot Mountain. Her grandmother, Byrdie, protects her fiercely and passes down “the touch” that bewitches people and animals alike. But when John Odom tries... (read more)

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Lord of Misrule
Lord of Misrule
by Jaimy Gordon
Staff Pick
Jaimy Gordon's National Book Award came as no surprise to those of us who had already fallen in love with the mythic, bewitching voices of Lord of Misrule. The characters — and horses — of Indian Mound Downs dwell on a dangerous fringe, powerfully... (read more)

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So Much for That
So Much for That
by Lionel Shriver
Staff Pick
In So Much for That, Lionel Shriver tackles large subjects — marriage, illness, and the failure of the American healthcare system — and dissects them with her astute and critical insights. Full of memorable characters, spot-on detail, and... (read more)

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Kapitoil (P.S.)
Kapitoil (P.S.)
by Teddy Wayne
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“Teddy Wayne has written a brilliant book. Karim Issar is one of the freshest, funniest heroes Ive come across in a long time.” — Ben Fountain, bestselling author of Brief Encounters with Che Guevara “An innovative and... (read more)

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Next
Next
by James Hynes
Staff Pick
Wow! What an amazing ending! Next is really an interesting book — the ending makes it or breaks it, I think. Kevin is just your average shlub, who can't manage to do anything without being distracted by the women in the immediate vicinity. He's so... (read more)

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