2017 National Book Award Short List Announced!

October 4, 2017 — Leave a comment

 

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 ]

 

NonFiction:

Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge

Erica Armstrong Dunbar

Atria
 
 
 
 

***The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Frances FitzGerald

Simon and Schuster
 
 
 
 

The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Masha Gessen

Riverhead Books
 
 
 
 

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

David Grann

Doubleday
 
 
 
 

Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America

Nancy MacLean

Viking
 
 
 
 

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