jordan hillaryThe Authors' Circle Presents: Meet Hillary Jordan author of Mudbound on Sunday, May 4th at 3 p.m. at the Tuxedo Park Library.  Hillary Jordan's first novel Mudbound, was published in 2008 by Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, HarperCollins Canada and Random House UK. It won the 2006 Bellwether Prize, founded by Barbara Kingsolver and awarded biennially to an unpublished debut novel that addresses issues of social justice, and a 2009 Alex Award from the American Library Association. Mudbound was also the 2008 NAIBA Fiction Book of the Year and was longlisted for the 2010 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award. It was one of 30 titles chosen for the 2013 World Book Night book giveaway. Paste Magazine named it one of the Top Ten Debut Novels of the Decade. It has been translated into French, Italian, Serbian, Swedish and Norwegian.