2016 NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS*
*Longlist, Fiction only.
The National Book Awards, established in 1950, are American literary prizes administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization, that recognize the best Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature, published each year.
Read more about the National Book Awards and the National Book Foundation, which administers them, at this link: https://www.nationalbook.org/
Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, this #1 New York Times bestseller chronicles a young slave's adventures as she makes a desperate bid for freedom in the antebellum South. The basis for the acclaimed original Amazon Prime Video series directed by Barry Jenkins.
Winner of The Paris Review/Terry Southern Prize for Humor.
"Chris Bachelder is a witty, compassionate troublemaker, and we need more like him." —George Saunders
Now a Major Motion Picture
National Book Award Finalist—Fiction
National Book Award Finalist
Winner of the New York Public Library Young Lions Fiction Award
Winner of the American Academy of Arts & Letters Rosenthal Family Foundation Award
A Finalist for the 2016 National Book Award
New York Times Bestseller
A SeattleTimes pick for Summer Reading Roundup 2017
A Bustle Fall Roundup pick for 2017
Longlisted for the National Book Award in Fiction • A Finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award for Fiction • A Finalist for the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction • A Finalist for the James Taite Black Prize for Fiction • A Finalist the Center for Fiction First Novel Prize • A Finalist for the Green Carnation Prize • A New York Time
From a Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award finalist, a ferociously intimate story of a family facing the ultimate question: how far will we go to save the people we love the most?
Longlisted for the 2016 National Book Award for Fiction
Finalist for the Baileys Prize for Women's Fiction
Longlisted for the National Book Award for Fiction: Blending domestic thriller and psychological horror, this compelling page-turner follows a mother fleeing her estranged husband.
Longlisted for the National Book Award and a Washington Post Best Book of the Year
"Gorgeous…A writer of profound emotional depths." —New York Times Book Review