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2017 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

2017 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

Posted: 2017/10/04

Congratulations to Lisa Ko and Elana K. Arnold, whose books have been selected as finalists for the 68th National Book Awards!

 

Lisa Ko’s The Leavers is sub-listed under Fiction, and Elana K. Arnold’s What Girls Are Made Of is sub-listed under Young People’s Literature. The winners will be announced on November 15th in New York City.

 

The National Book Awards are presented by the National Book Foundation in the United States. They endeavor to celebrate the best of American literature, expand its audience, and enhance the cultural value of great writing. A pantheon of such writers as William Faulkner, Marianne Moore, Ralph Ellison, John Cheever, Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Robert Lowell, Walker Percy, John Updike, Katherine Anne Porter, Norman Mailer, Lillian Hellman, Elizabeth Bishop, Saul Bellow, Donald Barthelme, Flannery O’Connor, Adrienne Rich, Thomas Pynchon, Isaac Bashevis Singer, Alice Walker, Charles Johnson, E. Annie Proulx, and Colum McCann have all won the Award. You can find the full list of this year’s finalists here.

 

Congratulations are also due to Samantha Mabry, whose book All the Wind in the World was longlisted for the prize in the Young People’s Literature category.


The Leavers (National Book Award Finalist)

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 ...
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What Girls Are Made Of

A 2017 National Book Award for Young People's Literature Finalist When Nina Faye was fourteen, her mother told her there was no such thing as unconditional love. Nina believed her. Now she'll do ...
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All the Wind in the World

Longlisted for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature Keep your eyes open . . . your head down . . . and your love secret. Sarah Jac Crow and James Holt have fallen in love ...
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9781616208554 Paperback
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 - Release: 2018/10/09