2016 shortlist for the David J. Langum, Sr. Prize in American Historical Fiction. The winner and finalist will come from this list and will be announced on our website, http://www.langumtrust.org, in approximately one month.
Barkskins, by Annie Proulx (Scribner)
Champion of the World, by Chad Dundas (Putnam)
Cigar Factory: A Novel of Charleston, by Michele Moore (Univ. of South Carolina Press)
Exile on Bridge Street, by Eamon Loingsign (Three Rooms Press)
Fates and Traitors: A Novel of John Wilkes Booth, by Jennifer Chiaverini (Dutton)
A Friend of Mr. Lincoln, by Stephen Harrigan (Knopf)
Ginny Gall, by Charlie Smith (Harper)
I Will Send Rain, by Rae Meadows (Henry Holt)
The Trust will announce the shortlist for the Langum Prize in American Legal History/Biography in the first week of February, and the shortlist for the Malott Prize in Recording Community Activism will follow in the first week of March.