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New York Daily News - New York Public Library announces finalists for Excellence in Journalism award


The New York Public Library has selected the five finalists for its Helen Bernstein Book Award For Excellence in Journalism.  The winner will be announced at a reception and award ceremony on May 22. 

The finalists are “Behind the Beautiful Forevers” by Katherine Boo, “Confront and Conceal” by David Sanger, “Little America: The War Within the War for Afghanistan” by Rajiv Chandrasekaran, “Spillover” by David Quammen and “Under the Surface: Fracking, Fortunes and the Fate of the Marcellus Shale” by Tom Wilber.