Bad Monkeys wins an Alex Award

In another pleasant Monday morning surprise, I just found out via sdn that Bad Monkeys has won an Alex Award. Congrats to my fellow winners:

Ishmael Beah for A Long Way Gone: Memoirs of a Boy Soldier
Conn Iggulden for Genghis: Birth of an Empire
Lloyd Jones for Mister Pip
Aryn Kyle for The God of Animals
Jeff Lemire for Essex County Volume 1: Tales from the Farm
Lisa Lutz for The Spellman Files
Thomas Maltman for The Night Birds
Matthew Polly for American Shaolin: Flying Kicks, Buddhist Monks, and the Legend of Iron Crotch: An Odyssey in the New China
Patrick Rothfuss for The Name of the Wind