Tournament commissioner Kevin Guilfoile is the author most recently of A Drive Into the Gap. Tournament color commentator John Warner’s debut novel The Funny Man was published by Soho Press in 2011. Tournament chairs Andrew Womack and Rosecrans Baldwin are TMN’s co-founders. Baldwin’s next novel is forthcoming from Farrar, Straus and Giroux. Nozlee Samadzadeh is the ToB’s producer.
Each year in the tournament, 16 works of fiction battle each other in daily contests to win that vaunted literary prize, The Rooster. Along the way, victors advance and losers fall....
The ides of March may be four months away, but a certain rooster is sick of waiting. Introducing the finalists and judges for TMN’s ninth annual Tournament of Books, presented by NOOK® by Barnes & Noble.
This contest is now closed. Thank you to all who entered. The ninth annual Tournament of Books is right around the corner. Since it keeps working out so well (e...
Last week, the Pulitzer Prize board refused to give its prestigious award to any novel published in 2011. Something is clearly broken. We roused our commentators from the Tournament of Books, Kevin Guilfoile and John Warner, for their remarks.
Booth commentators Kevin Guilfoile and John Warner introduce the eighth annual Tournament of Books, sponsored by Field Notes.
It is time to announce the contestants, judges, and brackets for the original, one-and-only, full-combat, oddly-predictive-of-the-Pulitzer-Prize, eighth annual TMN Tournament of Books, coming March 2012, presented by Field Notes.
Announcing the contenders, judges, and Zombie Round for the bloodiest award in publishing: the Seventh Annual Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.
In the spirit of yuletide blood sport, we present the 2011 Tournament of Books Long List.
Six years and growing, this year’s Tournament of Books will debut in March. Until then, we’ve got judges, the shortlist, and your shot at picking Zombies.
Now is not the time to look backward over a decade. Now is the moment to look forward: to the 2010 Tournament of Books.
The Fifth Annual Tournament of Books is preparing to launch in a few weeks. Here are this year’s brackets for your office-gambling pleasure, as well as information about the 2009 judges and our brand new Rooster tees.