Books (2014)

Golden Benana Winner – The Disaster Artist, by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell

In classic Tommy Wiseau fashion, he accepted his Golden Benana with a speech that was both oddly touching and inexplicably in front of a green screen

In classic Tommy Wiseau fashion, he accepted his Golden Benana with a speech that was both oddly touching and inexplicably in front of a green screen

Silver Benana – Into Thin Air, by Jon Krakauer

Bronze Benana – The Skies Belong To Us, by Brendan I. Koerner

This was a really excellent year for books (or, more accurately, late last year was really excellent for books…I tend to be a bit behind on these things). The organizers of the Golden Benanas have accordingly decided to postpone the inevitable elimination of this category, keeping the book publishing industry alive for at least one more year.

The rest of the top 10:
4. What If?, by Randall Munroe
5. Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel
6. Dept. of Speculation, by Jenny Offill
7. The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P., by Adelle Waldman
8. The Rosie Effect, by Graeme Simsion
9. The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride
10. Where Men Win Glory, by Jon Krakauer

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