B.A. Shapiro, Nathaniel Philbrick win New England Book Awards

 Author Nathaniel Philbrick speaks about his new book titled "Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution" at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (cq) in Brookline. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)
Author Nathaniel Philbrick speaks about his new book titled "Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution" at the Coolidge Corner Theatre (cq) in Brookline. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

Those looking for late-summer reads can check out the New England Independent Booksellers Association’s new list of favorites. The organization — which reps more than 200 indie booksellers in New England and New York — announced its 2013 New England Book Award winners on Tuesday. Boston’s B.A. Shapiro won for fiction for the “The Art Forger,” Nathaniel Philbrick won for nonfiction for “Bunker Hill” (which has already been picked up for film adaptation by Ben Affleck), and Chris van Dusen won for the children’s category for “If I Build a House.” The winners will be recognized at the association’s fall conference, which will be hosted by writer Gary Shteyngart.

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