2016 National Book Award Finalists Announced!

October 14, 2016 — Leave a comment

 

The Finalists in the Running for 2016 National Book Awards, were announced last week…

How many of these have you read?

Who would you pick as the winner in each category?
(We’ve marked our guess with *** )

[ Fiction ] [ NonFiction ]  [ Poetry ] [ Young People ]

 

NonFiction:

Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right

Arlie Russell Hochschild

The New Press
 
 
 

 *** Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America

Ibram X. Kendi

Nation Books
 
 
 

Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War

Viet Thanh Nguyen

Harvard UP
 
 
 

The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

Andres Resendez

HMH Books
 
 
 

Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy

Heather Ann Thompson

Pantheon
 
 
 

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