Posts Tagged: tournament of books

Tournament of Books X Begins!

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Get ready for the Morning News’s tenth annual Tournament of Books, a “March Madness–style battle royale” to determine which work of fiction will reign supreme (though the site is careful to note that the competition “is not an attempt to formalize the best 17 books of 2013”). Some of this year’s finalists include The Signature of […]

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And the Winner Is…

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After a month of victories and losses and thrilling deliberation, the Morning News‘s Tournament of Books has chosen a champion: The Orphan Master’s Son by Adam Johnson! The harrowing, North Korea–set epic beat out The Fault in Our Stars by John Green in the final round by a score of 14 to 3. Says Lev Grossman, one of […]

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TMN 2013 Tournament of Books!

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The Morning News just announced its 2013 list for the tournament of books! And as they say, “the granddaddy of highbrow bracketology is back!” The list of 16 books will compete against each other come March, and a roster of literarily esteemed judges like Rumpus contributors Saeed Jones and Rachel Riederer will decide on a […]

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