RadioBDC Logo
Lazaretto | Jack White Listen Live
THIS STORY HAS BEEN FORMATTED FOR EASY PRINTING
Names

BPL award to Bierce

By Mark Shanahan and Meredith Goldstein
Globe Staff / November 11, 2011

E-mail this article

Invalid E-mail address
Invalid E-mail address

Sending your article

Your article has been sent.

Text size +

Was “The Devil’s Dictionary’’ by Ambrose Bierce the best book of 1911? So says the BPL, which conducted a Hundred Year Retroactive Book Award competition this week, with local notables arguing the literary merits of the nominees. Contenders for this year’s prize were Victor Appleton ’s Tom Swift series, defended by futurist Ray Kurzweil. . .

For more from BostonGlobe.com, sign up or log in below

To continue, please sign up or log in to BostonGlobe.com

Access the full articles and quality reporting of The Boston Globe at BostonGlobe.com

Sign up

Unlimited Access to BostonGlobe.com for 4 weeks for only 99¢.

Are you a Boston Globe home delivery subscriber?

Get FREE access as part of your print subscription.

BostonGlobe.com subscriber

Click to continue reading this article or to log in to BostonGlobe.com.