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.
We interrupt our normal publishing schedule to bring you news of the following sponsored event: Now in its fourth installation, the 2008 Tournament of Books is coming soon, and we’ve got the nominee list to prove it.
The 2007 Tournament of Books will begin this Thursday, but before then we have the brackets, the judges, and a contest for a lucky reader to win every book involved in this year’s bloodshed, courtesy of Powells.com.
Ladies and gentlemen, book nerds and illiterates, here are this year’s candidates for the Rooster Award in the 2007 Tournament of Books, sponsored by Powells.com—and we need your help in setting up the brackets.
The bets are in, the brackets are filled out, and the judges have sharpened their knives. Welcome to the 2006 Tournament of Books, sponsored by Powells.com.