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 ]

 

Poetry:

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Frank Bidart

FSG Books
 
 
 
 

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Leslie Harrison

U of Akron Press
 
 
 
 

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Layli Long Soldier

Graywolf
 
 
 
 

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Shane McCrae

Wesleyan
 
 
 
 

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Danez Smith

Graywolf
 
 
 
 

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