Tournament of Books 2015

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It’s that time of year again where books battle it out for the top spot and the best book of the year (2014). It’s no doubt that 2014 was a fantastic year for books, as some amazing novels came to the surface. Every year the The Morning News’s The Rooster hosts the Tournament of Books (ToB), first creating a long list of books to vote on, then the now shortlist of novels that will enter the ring for battle, NCAA  tournament style. This is sure to be an event you don’t want to miss, so make sure you read some of the novels on the short list and cheer for your favorite one! Here are the books that are prepping to duke it out:

Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball

A Brave Man Seven Storeys Tall by Will Chancellor

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Those Who Leave and Those Who Stay by Elena Ferrante

An Untamed State by Roxane Gay

Wittgenstein Jr by Lars Iyer

A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James

Redeployment by Phil Klay

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng

Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill

Adam by Ariel Schrag

The Paying Guests by Sarah Waters

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer

All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld

Click here to read more about the Tournament of Books and find out about the judges and process behind choosing the best novel!

Happy Reading!


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