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10/4/2022: National Book Award Finalists are Announced

The National Book Award Finalists have been announced! The column in The New York Times, here.

The mission of the National Book Foundation is to celebrate the best literature published in the United States, expand its audience, and ensure that books have a prominent place in our culture.

So much information on their website here.

The winners will be announced by the National Book Foundation on November 16, 2022 in the following categories:

  • Young People’s Literature
  • Translated Literature
  • Poetry
  • Nonfiction
  • Fiction
Books: 
The Rabbit Hutch: A novel Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593534663
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - August 2nd, 2022

Fiction Finalist


The Birdcatcher Cover Image
$24.95
ISBN: 9780807029947
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Beacon Press - September 13th, 2022

Fiction Finalist


The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780593297193
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking - July 19th, 2022

Fiction Finalist


All This Could Be Different: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593489123
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking - August 2nd, 2022

Fiction Finalist


The Town of Babylon: A Novel Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781662601033
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Astra House - March 22nd, 2022

Fiction Finalist


The Ogress and the Orphans Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781643750743
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Algonquin Young Readers - March 8th, 2022

Young People’s Literature Finalist


The Lesbiana's Guide to Catholic School Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780063060234
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Balzer + Bray - May 17th, 2022

Young People’s Literature Finalist


Victory. Stand!: Raising My Fist for Justice Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781324052159
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Norton Young Readers - September 27th, 2022

Young People’s Literature Finalist


All My Rage: A Novel Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780593202340
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Published: Razorbill - March 1st, 2022

Young People’s Literature Finalist


Maizy Chen's Last Chance: (Newbery Honor Award Winner) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781984830258
Availability: Backordered
Published: Random House Books for Young Readers - February 1st, 2022

Young People’s Literature Finalist


A New Name: Septology VI-VII Cover Image
By Jon Fosse, Damion Searls (Translator)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781945492570
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Transit Books - February 26th, 2022

Translated Literature Finalist


Kibogo Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781953861368
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Archipelago - September 13th, 2022

Translated Literature Finalist


Jawbone Cover Image
By Mónica Ojeda, Sarah Booker (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566896214
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Coffee House Press - February 8th, 2022

Translated Literature Finalist


Seven Empty Houses Cover Image
By Samanta Schweblin, Megan McDowell (Translated by)
$25.00
ISBN: 9780525541394
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - October 18th, 2022

Translated Literature Finalist


Scattered All Over the Earth Cover Image
By Yoko Tawada, Margaret Mitsutani (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811229289
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Published: New Directions - March 1st, 2022

Translated Literature Finalist


Look at This Blue Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566896207
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Published: Coffee House Press - March 29th, 2022

Poetry Finalist


Punks: New & Selected Poems Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781737277521
Availability: Backordered
Published: Song Cave - December 1st, 2021

Poetry Finalist


Balladz Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781524711610
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Knopf - October 4th, 2022

Poetry Finalist


Best Barbarian: Poems Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393609332
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 22nd, 2022

Poetry Finalist


The Rupture Tense: Poems Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781644452011
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Published: Graywolf Press - September 20th, 2022

Poetry Finalist


The Invisible Kingdom: Reimagining Chronic Illness Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594633799
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Riverhead Books - March 1st, 2022

Nonfiction Finalist


South to America: A Journey Below the Mason-Dixon to Understand the Soul of a Nation Cover Image
$32.99
ISBN: 9780062977403
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Ecco - January 25th, 2022

Nonfiction Finalist


Breathless: The Scientific Race to Defeat a Deadly Virus Cover Image
$29.99
ISBN: 9781982164362
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Published: Simon & Schuster - October 4th, 2022

Nonfiction Finalist


The Man Who Could Move Clouds: A Memoir Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780385546669
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Published: Doubleday - July 12th, 2022

Nonfiction Finalist


His Name Is George Floyd: One Man's Life and the Struggle for Racial Justice Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780593490617
Availability: Usually Ships in 1-5 Days
Published: Viking - May 17th, 2022

Nonfiction Finalist