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National Book Award 2020 Longlist

From the National Book FoundationEstablished in 1950, the National Book Awards are American literary prizes administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. A pantheon of writers such as William Faulkner, Marianne Moore, Ralph Ellison, John Cheever, Bernard Malamud, Philip Roth, Robert Lowell, Walker Percy, John Updike, Katherine Anne Porter, Norman Mailer, Lillian Hellman, Elizabeth Bishop, Saul Bellow, Toni Morrison, Flannery O’Connor, Adrienne Rich, Thomas Pynchon, Alice Walker, E. Annie Proulx, Jesmyn Ward, and Ta-Nehisi Coates have all won National Book Awards. Although other categories have been recognized in the past, the Awards currently honor the best Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature, published each year.

Leave the World Behind: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780062667632
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Published: Ecco - October 6th, 2020

A Children's Bible: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781324005032
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 12th, 2020

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781949199734
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Published: West Virginia University Press - September 1st, 2020

Shuggie Bain: A Novel (Booker Prize Shortlist) Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780802148049
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Published: Grove Press - February 11th, 2020

Interior Chinatown: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780307907196
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Published: Pantheon - January 28th, 2020

The Undocumented Americans Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9780399592683
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Published: One World - March 24th, 2020

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781631491665
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Published: Liveright - October 20th, 2020

Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393609844
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - March 24th, 2020

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781947793286
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Published: Tin House Books - February 4th, 2020

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How to Make a Slave and Other Essays (21st Century Essays) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780814255995
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Published: Mad Creek Books - November 2nd, 2020

A Treatise on Stars Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9780811229388
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Published: New Directions - February 25th, 2020

Fantasia for the Man in Blue (Stahlecker Selections) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781945588495
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Published: Four Way Books - March 2nd, 2020

Borderland Apocrypha Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430762
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Published: Omnidawn - April 15th, 2020

Postcolonial Love Poem: Poems Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450147
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 3rd, 2020

DMZ Colony Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781940696959
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Published: Wave Books - April 7th, 2020

The Family Clause: A Novel Cover Image
By Jonas Hassen Khemiri, Alice Menzies (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374134327
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - August 25th, 2020

High as the Waters Rise Cover Image
By Anja Kampmann, Anne Posten (Translator)
$26.00
ISBN: 9781948226523
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Published: Catapult - September 15th, 2020

Tokyo Ueno Station: A Novel Cover Image
By Yu Miri
$25.00
ISBN: 9780593088029
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Published: Riverhead Books - June 23rd, 2020

The Bitch Cover Image
By Pilar Quintana, Lisa Dillman (Translator)
$14.99
ISBN: 9781642860597
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Published: World Editions - August 4th, 2020

Minor Detail Cover Image
By Adania Shibli, Elisabeth Jaquette (Translated by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9780811229074
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Published: New Directions - May 26th, 2020

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King and the Dragonflies Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781338129335
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Published: Scholastic Press - February 4th, 2020

We Are Not Free Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780358131434
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Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 1st, 2020

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Every Body Looking Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780525556206
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - September 22nd, 2020

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When Stars Are Scattered Cover Image
By Victoria Jamieson, Omar Mohamed, Victoria Jamieson (Illustrator), Iman Geddy (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525553908
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Published: Dial Books - April 14th, 2020

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The Way Back Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781984894625
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 17th, 2020