BEA Dispatch

The ABA announcd the 2006 Books Sense Book of the Year Awards at last night’s Tenth Annual Celebration of Bookselling. Here were the winners:

Nonfiction: Freakonomics : A Rogue Economist Explores the Hidden Side of Everything (Roughcut) by Steven D. Levitt, Stephen J. Dubner

Fiction: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

Children’s Illustrated: Zen Shorts by Jon J Muth

Children’s Literature: Inkspell by Cornelia Funke

Among other awards, the Publishers Weekly Bookseller of the Year award went to our friends at Northshire Books in Manchester, Vermont. As former winners of this award, we at Harvard Book Store know what a thrill it is to have your excellence recognized by our peers — Congratulations to everyone at Northshire!