2017 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/


 

Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781501126079
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Published: Scribner - May 8th, 2018

WINNER of the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

A finalist for the Kirkus Prize, Andrew Carnegie Medal, Aspen Words Literary Prize, and a New York Times bestseller, this majestic, stirring, and widely praised novel from two-time National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward, the story of a family on a journey through rural Mississippi, i


Dark at the Crossing Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781101971550
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Published: Vintage - November 21st, 2017

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST

ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: The Washington Post • NPR • The Christian Science Monitor • Military Times • Vogue • Bloomberg


The Leavers (National Book Award Finalist): A Novel Cover Image
By Lisa Ko
$15.95
ISBN: 9781616208042
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Published: Algonquin Books - April 24th, 2018

FINALIST FOR THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, Entertainment Weekly, the Los Angeles Times, BuzzFeed, Bustle, and Electric Literature

“There was a time I would have called Lisa Ko’s novel beautifully written, ambitious, and moving, and all of that is true, but it’s mor


Pachinko (National Book Award Finalist) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781455563920
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Published: Grand Central Publishing - November 14th, 2017

A New York Times Top Ten Book of the Year and National Book Award finalist, Pachinko is an "extraordinary epic" of four generations of a poor Korean immigrant family as they fight to control their destiny in 20th-century Japan (San Francisco Chronicle).


Her Body and Other Parties: Stories Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781555977887
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Published: Graywolf Press - October 3rd, 2017

Finalist for the National Book Award for Fiction

“[These stories] vibrate with originality, queerness, sensuality and the strange.”—Roxane Gay

“In these formally brilliant and emotionally charged tales, Machado gives literal shape to women’s memories and hunger and desire. I couldn’t put it down.”—Karen Russell


The King Is Always Above the People: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780525534624
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 30th, 2018

LONGLISTED for the 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

An urgent, essential collection of stories about immigration, broken dreams, Los Angeles gang members, Latin American families, and other tales of high stakes journeys, from the award-winning author of War by Candlelight and At Night We Walk in Circles.


Miss Burma Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802127686
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Published: Grove Press - March 6th, 2018

A beautiful and poignant story of one family during the most violent and turbulent years of world history, Miss Burma is a powerful novel of love and war, colonialism and ethnicity, and the ties of blood.


Manhattan Beach: A Novel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781476716749
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Published: Scribner - June 5th, 2018

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • A New York Times Notable Book

Winner of the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction

The daring and magnificent novel from the Pulitzer Prize–winning author.

Named One of the Best Books of the Year by NPR, Esquire, Vogue, The Washington Post, The Guardian,


A Kind of Freedom Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781640091030
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Published: Counterpoint LLC - August 14th, 2018

Long-listed for the National Book Award
Winner of the Crook's Corner Prize
Winner of the First Novelist Award from the Black Caucus of the American Library Association
A New York Times Notable Book


Barren Island Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781936970575
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Published: New Issues Poetry and Prose - October 31st, 2017

How does one remember a world that literally no longer exists? How do the moral imperatives to do so correspond to the personal needs that make it possible?