The Winners Of The 2017 Kirkus Prize

11/07/2017 03:03 pm ET Updated Nov 07, 2017

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The Marrow Thieves by Cherie Dimaline

"A dystopian world that is all too real and that has much to say about our own. (Science fiction. 14-adult)" In an apocalyptic future Canada, Indigenous people have been forced to live on the run to avoid capture by the Recruiters, government military agents who kidnap Indians and confine them to facilities called "schools." Read full book review.

The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea by Jack E. Davis

"An elegant narrative braced by a fierce, sobering environmental conviction." A sweeping environmental history of the Gulf of Mexico that duly considers the ravages of nature and man. Read full book review.

What It Means When A Man Falls From The Sky by Lesley Nneka Arimah

"Heralds a new voice with certain staying power." Nigeria serves as a prism refracting the myriad experiences of both former and current inhabitants. Read full book review.

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