The five winners among the US National Book Foundation’s 25 shortlisted finalists are to be named on November 16 in New York City.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ fiction longlist were chosen from an initial pool of 463 submitted books. Shortlists come October 4.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ newly released nonfiction longlist were chosen from an initial pool of 607 submitted books.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ newly released poetry longlist include two debut poetry collections.
The titles on the National Book Awards’ newly released translation longlist were originally written in nine languages.
The books on the young people’s literature longlist are the first cohort of five categories named this week by the US National Book Awards.
Art Spiegelman, whose ‘Maus’ has been the target of censorship efforts, is to be introduced at the National Book Awards by Neil Gaiman.
Tracie Hall, the first Black woman executive director of the American Library Association, receives this year’s lifetime literary award.
The ‘5 Under 35’ honorees from the National Book Foundation include two authors published by independent houses.
‘As if we’ve built a fountain of youth for backlisted titles,’ David Steinberger writes in his appraisal of Open Road’s past year.