Here it is: the shortlist, judges, commentators, and Zombie poll for the 2019 edition of the Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
Here are our favorite, Rooster-approved novels from 2018. In the coming weeks, we’ll cull this list down to our final set of competitors for the 2019 Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
It’s the end of the summer, the readers have spoken, and we have a winner.
It’s the second-to-last week of the 2018 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge, which means two big things: Novelist Emma Straub decides between August’s two books and the commentariat votes for the book of the summer.
We’re in the home stretch of the 2018 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge, as we begin our final book of the season: The Friend by Sigrid Nunez. We’re again joined by our August judge, Emma Straub, in conversation with Nozlee Samadzadeh.
It’s the final month in the 2018 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge. Novelist Emma Straub and our own Nozlee Samadzadeh wrap up their discussion of Kudos by Rachel Cusk.
It’s a new month in the 2018 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge. This week we welcome a new judge, Emma Straub, who will be in conversation all month long with Nozlee Samadzadeh. First up: Kudos by Rachel Cusk.
We wrap up our July reading with the conclusion of Census—plus, this month’s judges, Kelly McEvers and Nathan Deuel, make the call on which book heads to our end-of-summer finale.
It’s the second book in our July matchup, Census by Jesse Ball, and we’re back in conversation with our July judges, Kelly McEvers and Nathan Deuel.
This week, we finish off the first book in our July matchup, Circe by Madeline Miller, welcoming back this month’s judges, Kelly McEvers and Nathan Deuel.
It’s a new month in the 2018 Rooster Summer Reading Challenge. We welcome our July judges, Kelly McEvers and Nathan Deuel, and discuss the first half of Madeline Miller’s Circe.
We finished our second book of the summer, An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, which means it’s time for novelist Laura van den Berg to choose our first victor.