Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Cabell Brand's Book Nominated for Top Award

ForeWord Reviews has has named Cabell Brand’s book If Not Me, Then Who as one of its 2010 Book of the Year Awards finalists.

The 21 finalists represent more than 350 independent publishers and were selected from 1,400 entries in 56 categories. The winners will be determined by a panel of librarians and booksellers selected from ForeWord’s readership.

Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners, as well as Editor’s Choice Prizes for Fiction and Nonfiction will be announced at a special program at the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans this June. The winners of the two Editor's Choice Prizes will be awarded $1,500 each and ForeWord’s Independent Publisher of the Year will also be announced.

Brand’s book, written with former editorial writer Tommy Denton of Roanoke, is a philosophical offering from a man who has often been at the elbows of the most powerful people in the country. The book was featured on the first cover of Valley Business FRONT in October of 2008.

ForeWord, since 1998, has been a review service for small and independent publishers and it employs professional freelance reviewers from all over the United States and Canada. In addition to their day jobs at universities and public libraries, many of them also review for our peer journals.

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