National Book Award Finalists

The National Book Foundation has just announced the 2017 finalists for fiction, nonfiction, young people’s literature, and poetry. See below for titles, authors, and links to the books in the library catalog.

Cover images of all National Book Award finalists, with award stickers

Fiction
Dark at the Crossing by Elliot Ackerman
The Leavers by Lisa Ko
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Her Body and Other Parties by Carmen Maria Machado
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward

Nonfiction
Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge by Erica Armstrong Dunbar
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America by Frances FitzGerald
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI by David Grann
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America by Nancy MacLean

Poetry
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart
The Book of Endings by Leslie Harrison
Whereas by Layli Long Soldier
In the Language of My Captor by Shane McCrae
Don’t Call Us Dead: Poems by Danez Smith

Young People’s Literature
What Girls Are Made Of by Elana K. Arnold
Far from the Tree by Robin Benway
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter by Erika L. Sánchez
Clayton Byrd Goes Underground by Rita Williams-Garcia
American Street by Ibi Zoboi

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