2017 National Book Award Short List Announced!

October 4, 2017

 

The Short Lists of Finalists in the Running for 2017 National Book Awards, were announced today…

 

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 ]

 

Fiction:

 

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Eliot Ackerman

Knopf
 
 
 
 

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Lisa Ko

Algonquin
(Reviewed in our Eastertide 2017 magazine issue)

 
 
 
 

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Min Jin Lee

Grand Central Publishing
 
 
 
 

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Carmen Maria Machado

Graywolf
 
 
 
 

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Jesmyn Ward

Scribner
 
 
 
 

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