12th Annual Massachusetts Book Awards
Reading, Discussing & Celebrating Books Published in 2011
The Must-Read Books for 2012 were announced on May 9, 2012, at the Massachusetts Library Association Annual Conference. The award winners in each of the categories were announced on September 14, 2012.
Killer Stuff and Tons of Money, a work of literary immersion journalism by Maureen P. Stanton, is an intimate insider's view of flea-markets, antiques, and one man's livelihood. Stanton accompanies and assists an old college friend as he buys and sells antiques at Brimfield flea-markets, auctions, estate sales, and on The Antiques Road Show, convincingly conveying his passion for and knowledge of antiques and their lasting value.