Best Books of Indiana 2008

The 2008 Best Books of Indiana are as follows:

Winner - Best Book of Indiana - Fiction

Breathing Out the Ghost by Kirk Curnutt (Montgomery, Ala.). River City Publishing, Montgomery, Ala.

Finalist:

  • Racing Can be Murder by Tony Perona (Plainfield) and Brenda Robertson Stewart (Mooresville). Blue River Press, Indianapolis.

Winner - Best Book of Indiana - Nonfiction

Sailing the Inland Sea by Susan Neville (Indianapolis). Quarry Books, Bloomington, Ind.

Finalists:

  • Slinging Donuts for the Boys by James Madison (Bloomington). Indiana University Press, Bloomington.
  • The Farmers Market Book by Jennifer Robinson (Solsberry). Indiana University Press, Bloomington.

Winner - Best Book of Indiana - Children's Literature

When I Crossed No-Bob by Margaret McMullan (Evansville).  Houghton Mifflin, Boston, Mass.

Finalists:

  • Fighting for Equality: A Life of May Wright Sewall by Ray Boomhower (Indianapolis). Indiana Historical Society Press, Indianapolis.
  • A Belief in Providence: A Life of Saint Theodora Guérin by Julie Young (Indianapolis). Indiana Historical Society Press, Indianapolis.

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IN SW 5-15-2018