2020 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/


 

Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062667632
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A Read with Jenna Today Show Book Club Pick!

Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award (Fiction)

One of Barack Obama's Summer Favorites


The Index of Self-Destructive Acts Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9781947793828
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Published: Tin House Books - May 5th, 2020

“Beha tackles finance, faith, war, entitlement, and no end of self-destructive acts. I greatly admired both the writing and the ambition.” —Ann Patchett


The Vanishing Half: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780525536291
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 2nd, 2020

#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER

ONE OF BARACK OBAMA'S FAVORITE BOOKS OF THE YEAR

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2020 BY THE NEW YORK TIMES * THE WASHINGTON POST * NPR * PEOPLE * TIME MAGAZINE* VANITY FAIR * GLAMOUR 


2021 WOMEN'S PRIZE FINALIST


If I Had Two Wings: Stories Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005469
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - August 4th, 2020

Longlisted for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction
Finalist for the 2021 Aspen Words Literary Prize

Mingling the earthy with the otherworldly, these ten stories chronicle ineffable events in ordinary lives.


A Burning: A novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780525658696
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Published: Knopf - June 2nd, 2020

A TODAY SHOW #ReadWithJenna BOOK CLUB PICK!
A New York Times Notable Book


A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781324005032
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

Finalist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction
One of the New York Times' Ten Best Books of the Year
Named one of the best novels of the year by Time, Washington Post, NPR, Chicago Tribune, Esquire, BBC, and many others
National Bestseller


The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781949199734
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Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

*FINALIST for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction*
*WINNER of the 2021 PEN/Faulkner Award*
*WINNER of the 2020 Story Prize
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*WINNER of the 2020 L.A.


Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Winner) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148049
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Published: Grove Press - February 11th, 2020

WINNER OF THE BOOKER PRIZE
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER
FINALIST FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

A stunning debut novel by a masterful writer telling the heartwrenching story of a young boy and his alcoholic mother, whose love is only matched by her pride.


The Great Offshore Grounds: A novel Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780525658078
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Published: Knopf - August 25th, 2020

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2020 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD

WINNER OF THE OREGON BOOK AWARDS' KEN KESEY AWARD FOR FICTION

A wildly original, cross-country novel that subverts a long tradition of family narratives and casts new light on the mythologies—national, individual, and collective—that drive and define us.


Interior Chinatown: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9780307907196
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Published: Pantheon - January 28th, 2020

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • NATIONAL BOOK AWARD WINNER

"One of the funniest books of the year. . . . A delicious, ambitious Hollywood satire." —The Washington Post