For the first time in a decade, The New Yorker has chosen its “20 Under 40” list of fiction writers worth watching. They are:
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, 32; Chris Adrian, 39; Daniel Alarcón, 33; David Bezmozgis, 37; Sarah Shun-lien Bynum, 38; Joshua Ferris, 35; Jonathan Safran Foer, 33; Nell Freudenberger, 35; Rivka Galchen, 34; Nicole Krauss, 35; Yiyun Li, 37; Dinaw Mengestu, 31; Philipp Meyer, 36; C. E. Morgan, 33; Téa Obreht, 24; Z Z Packer, 37; Karen Russell, 28; Salvatore Scibona, 35; Gary Shteyngart, 37; and Wells Tower, 37. Click on any of the highlighted authors to see titles in the ABC Libraries' catalog.
The New York Times Book Review has a good article about the awards if you'd like to read more.
Additionally, in May the new Nebula Award winners were announced. Paolo Bacigalupi won for best novel with The Windup Girl. For award winners, visit the Nebula website.