April 12, 2010 Abraham Verghese’s Cutting For Stone has been named the 2010 Book of the Year in the category of adult fiction. The award is given by the American Booksellers Association, which represents independent bookstores. Read the formal announcement—and a list of winners in all catgories—here. Paul Griffith’s interview with Abraham Verghese for Chapter 16 is available here.
For more updates on Tennessee authors, please visit Chapter 16‘s News & Notes page, here.