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Monday, September 23, 2013

National Book Awards Long Lists Announced

The National Book Award Long Lists were announced yesterday. The finalists will be announced on October 16th. So you've got about 3 weeks to read all these books!

Pacific by Tom Drury
The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver
The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner,
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
A Constellation of Vital Phenomenaby Anthony Marra
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
Someone by Alice McDermott
Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
Tenth of December by George Saunders
Fools by Joan Silber

 The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp by Kathi Appelt
A Tangle of Knots by Lisa Graf
The Summer Prince  by Alaya Dawn Johnson
The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata
Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
Far Far Away by Tom McNeal
Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff
The Real Boy by Anne Ursu
Boxers  and  Saints  by Gene Luen Yang

Finding Florida: The True History of the Sunshine State by T.D. Allman
Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami by Gretel Ehrlich
The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA by Scott C. Johnson
Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore
Hitler's Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields by Wendy Lower
Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 by James Oakes
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
The Internal Enemy: Slaver and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor
Duke: The Life of Duke Ellington by Terry Teachout
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright

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