National Book Awards Winners

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2018 Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 National Book Awards winners. Honorees include Sigrid Nunez for Fiction, Jeffrey C. Stewart for Nonfiction, and Elizabeth Acevedo for Young People’s Literature.

The Friend
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
The Poet X
The Emissary

2019 Fiction Longlist

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The Nickel Boys (Barnes & Noble Book Club Edition)
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Fleishman Is in Trouble
Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Disappearing Earth
The Other Americans
Trust Exercise
The Need
Sabrina & Corina
Black Light

2019 Nonfiction Longlist

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Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland
The Yellow House
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present
Thick: And Other Essays
The End of the Myth: From the Frontier to the Border Wall in the Mind of America
Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest
What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance
Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership
Burn the Place: A Memoir

2019 Poetry Longlist

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Deaf Republic
The Tradition
A Sand Book
Be Recorder: Poems
Build Yourself a Boat
Sight Lines
I: New and Selected Poems
Doomstead Days
Variations on Dawn and Dusk

2019 Translated Literature Longlist

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Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead
The Memory Police
Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming
Death Is Hard Work
Will and Testament
The Barefoot Woman
When Death Takes Something from You Give It Back: Carl's Book
Space Invaders Pre-Order Now
The Collector of Leftover Souls: Field Notes on Brazil's Everyday Insurrections Pre-Order Now

2019 Young People's Literature Longlist

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A Place to Belong
The Undefeated
Patron Saints of Nothing
Kiss Number 8
Out of Salem
Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All Pre-Order Now
1919: The Year That Changed America
Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks Pre-Order Now

All National Book Awards Winners

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Far from the Tree
Between the World and Me
The House of the Scorpion
The Right Stuff
Inside Out and Back Again
The Underground Railroad
Invisible Man
The Poet X
Brown Girl Dreaming
Sing, Unburied, Sing
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Color Purple
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
The Friend: A Novel