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10/4/2021: 2021 Finalists for National Book Awards announced.

10/4/2021. The twenty-five Finalists for the 2021 National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature have been announced. All the finalists on the website here. Fiction + Nonfiction finalists listed here.
The Winners will be announced live online on Wednesday, November 17, 2021.

Finalists for Fiction:

  • Anthony Doerr, "Cloud Cuckoo Land"
  • Lauren Groff, "Matrix"
  • Laird Hunt, "Zorrie"
  • Robert Jones, Jr., "The Prophets"
  • Jason Mott, "Hell of a Book"

Finalists for Nonfiction:

  • Hanif Abdurraqib, "A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance"
  • Lucas Bessire, "Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains"
  • Grace M. Cho, "Tastes Like War: A Memoir"
  • Nicole Eustace, "Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America"
  • Tiya Miles, "All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley’s Sack, a Black Family Keepsake"
Books: 
Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

Matrix: A Novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634499
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Published: Riverhead Books - September 7th, 2021

Zorrie Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635575361
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 9th, 2021

The Prophets Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593085684
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021

Hell of a Book: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593330968
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Dutton - June 29th, 2021

A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691212647
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Princeton University Press - May 18th, 2021

Tastes Like War: A Memoir Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781952177941
Availability: Backordered
Published: Feminist Press - May 18th, 2021

Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631495878
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Liveright - April 27th, 2021

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984854995
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Random House - June 8th, 2021