Organizers of the prestigious literary prize are asking the public to choose the best fiction winner in the awards' 60-year history.
The six finalists, announced by the National Book Foundation, are: The Stories of John Cheever, Ralph Ellison's Invisible Man, William Faulkner's Collected Stories, The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor, Thomas Pynchon's Gravity's Rainbow and The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty.
You can borrow any or all of these books from the library. Click on the links above to check their availability.
Starting Monday, through Oct. 21, votes can be cast through the National Book Foundation website. Your email address will then be entered for a drawing to win two tickets to the 60th National Book Awards on November 18, 2009 and two nights in the Marriott Hotel Downtown, compliments of Marriott!