There was so much news in the mystery community yesterday that I forgot to post the Dilys Awards. The Dilys Award is given annually by the Independent Mystery Booksellers Association to the mystery title of the year which the
member booksellers have most enjoyed selling. The Dilys Award is named
in honor of Dilys Winn, the founder of the first specialty bookseller of
mystery books in the United States, and is presented at the Left Coast
Crime mystery convention.
2010 Dilys Nominees (for books published in 2009)
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie by Alan Bradley
A Quiet Belief in Angels by R.J. Ellory
The Dark Horse by Craig Johnson
The Girl Who Played with Fire by Steig Larsson
The Ghosts of Belfast by Stuart Neville
The Brutal Telling by Louise Penny
The Shanghai Moon by S.J. Rozan
Congratulations to all!
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