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Best Book by a Local Author

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Creative Loafing has been presenting Atlanta's Best People, Places and Events since 1972. These are some of the past winners for this category:

Best Book by a Local Author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Chocolate Covered Honey Buns by Sean Fahie

Best Book by a Local Author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2018
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
The Gray Bastards by Jonathan French

Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2016
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
TIE: The Weekenders AND Where We Want to Live

The Weekenders by Mary Kay Andrews
www.marykayandrews.com

AND

Where We Want to Live: Reclaiming Infrastructure for a New Generation of Cities by Ryan Gravel
www.ryangravel.com


Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2015
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
American Blues by Evan Guilford-Blake

Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2014
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
American Afterlife by Kate Sweeney AND Change Machine by Bruce Covey

Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2013
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Dirtyville Rhapsodies by Josh Green

Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2012
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
The Delivery Guy by Mikel K

Book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2011
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2010
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
The Help by Kathryn Stockett
Runner-up: The Heart of the Matter by Emily Giffin

Best book by a local author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2009
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
www.susanrebeccawhite.com Runner-up Trailer Trashed by Hollis Gillespie www.hollisgillespie.com

Best Book by a Local Author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Two Truths and a Lie by Scott Turner Schofield

Best Book by a Local Author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2008
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
Slavery by Another Name: The Re-enslavement of Black Americans from the Civil War to World War II

Best Book by a Local Author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2007
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
N. Frank Daniel's Futureproof

Best Book By An Atlanta Author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Critics
The Mysterious Secret of the Valuable Treasure
The short stories of Jack Pendarvis find security guards watching over a shock jock buried alive, an unemployed man spying on sinister squirrels, and a very, very bad writer attempting to write the history of America. In THE MYSTERIOUS SECRET OF THE VALUABLE TREASURE, Pendarvis’ words are asmore...

The short stories of Jack Pendarvis find security guards watching over a shock jock buried alive, an unemployed man spying on sinister squirrels, and a very, very bad writer attempting to write the history of America. In THE MYSTERIOUS SECRET OF THE VALUABLE TREASURE, Pendarvis’ words are as wild and possessed by the same mad genius as his characters.
$21. MacAdam/Cage. 187 pages.

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Best Book by a Local Author BOA Award Winner

Year » 2006
Type of Award » Poets, Artists & Madmen
Picked By » Readers
Princess Bubble
By Susan Johnson and Kimberly Webb www.princessbubble.com.

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