NOMINEES FOR NORTH AMERICAN HAMMETT PRIZE ANNOUNCED
The North American Branch of the International Association of Crime Writers is pleased to announce nominees for their annual HAMMETT PRIZE for a work of literary excellence in the field of crime writing by a US or Canadian author. The nominees are as follows:
Wayfaring Stranger: A Novel, by James Lee Burke (Simon & Schuster) Smoke River, by Krista Foss (McClelland & Stewart) Gangsterland: A Novel, by Tod Goldberg (Counterpoint) Mr. Mercedes: A Novel, by Stephen King (Scribner) Goodhouse: A Novel, by Peyton Marshall (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
The organization will name the HAMMETT PRIZE winner, during the New Atlantic Independent Booksellers Association’s (NAIBA) Fall Conference, in Somerset, New Jersey, October 2-4.