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Book Madness 2016 - 1st round results and 2nd round matchups

Posted: Mar 28 2016

ROUND 2 MATCHUPS

NY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie vs Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes vs Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins vs All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides vs Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

ROYAL LIBRARY

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer vs American Gods by Neil Gaiman

Looking for Alaska by John Green vs The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach vs The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro vs The Known World by Edward P Jones

BRITISH LIBRARY

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss vs The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel vs Life of Pi by Yann Martel

A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin vs The Road by Cormac McCarthy

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell vs The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett vs Gilead by Marilynne Robinson

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling vs Empire Falls by Richard Russo

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold vs The Help by Kathryn Stockett

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt vs The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

VOTE HERE

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ROUND 1 RESULTS

NY PUBLIC LIBRARY

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie def Life After Life by Kate Atkinson, 52%-48%

Oryx and Crake by Margaret Atwood def The Brooklyn Follies by Paul Auster, 63%-37%

The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes def 2666 by Roberto Bolano, 67%-33%

Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke def The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon, 58%-42%

The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins def The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Diaz, 70%-30%

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr def Room by Emma Donoghue, 55%-45%

Middlesex by Jeffrey Eugenides def A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan, 68%-32% 

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn def My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante, 85%-15%

ROYAL LIBRARY

Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close by Jonathan Safran Foer def Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain, 86%-14%

American Gods by Neil Gaiman def The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen, 78%-22%

Looking for Alaska by John Green def Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff, 60%-40%

The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon def Water for Elephants by Sara Gruen, 55%-45%

The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach def The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard, 75%-25%

The Kite Runner by Khaled Hosseini def The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst, 90%-10%

Never Let Me Go by Kazuo Ishiguro def A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James, 74%-26%

The Known World by Edward P Jones def Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson, 55%-45% 

BRITISH LIBRARY

The History of Love by Nicole Krauss def The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner, 70%-30%

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo by Stieg Larsson def The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri, 76%-24% 

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel def The Fortress of Solitude by Jonathan Lethem, 61%-39%

Life of Pi by Yann Martel def Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel, 77%-23%

A Dance with Dragons by George R.R. Martin def Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann, 68%-32%

The Road by Cormac McCarthy def Atonement by Ian McEwan, 51%-49%

Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell def 1Q84 by Haruki Murakami, 57%-43%

The Time Traveler's Wife by Audrey Niffenegger def Netherland by Joseph O'Neill, 85%-15%

LIBRARY OF CONGRESS

Bel Canto by Ann Patchett def Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Ofill, 61%-39%

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson def Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl, 64%-36%

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows by JK Rowling def The Name of the Wind by Patrick Rothfuss, 87%-13%

Empire Falls by Richard Russo def Austerlitz by WG Sebald, 60%-40%

The Lovely Bones by Alice Sebold def The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot, 56%-44%

The Help by Kathryn Stockett def NW by Zadie Smith, 80%-20%

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt def Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, 78%-23%

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak def The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon, 83%-17%

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