In November 2019, Publishers Weekly published an article titled
An excerpt from that article:
“Palahniuk is best known for the second book he wrote, which was the first he published: Fight Club. Released in 1996, the novel earned him an advance of $7,000. Far from an instant bestseller, it didn’t gain any real traction until David Fincher’s film adaptation found a following on home video and in turn directed a cult of fervent fans Palahniuk’s way.”
Well, guess who loved that book before it gained “any real traction?” Pacific Northwest Booksellers! Fight Club won a 1997 Pacific Northwest Book Award from the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association.
You can see an archive of past book award winners here.
Read more about this year’s winners here.
What are some of your favorite books from the list of those honored with PNBA awards?