Bad Marie in the 2011 Tournament of Books

Posted on Feb 9, 2011 in Bad Marie, Latest

Bad Marie was selected by The Morning News as one of the sixteen books competing in the 2011 Tournament of Books, along with Jonathan Franzen’s Freedom, Jennifer Egan’s A Visit from the Goon Squad, and Emma Donoghue’s Room. The seventh annual tournament begins on Monday, March 7.

The Morning News has the complete list of contenders.

Update: The results are in — judge Jennifer Weiner picked Emma Donoghue’s Room over Bad Marie. In the official commentary, John Warner says, “I couldn’t put Bad Marie down. It was the most fun I had reading all year.” Jen and the Pen provides an alternate outcome.