National Book Awards Longlists Are Announced

Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

Charmaine Craig, “Miss Burma

Grove Press / Grove Atlantic

Jennifer Egan, “Manhattan Beach

Scribner / Simon & Schuster

Lisa Ko, “The Leavers

Algonquin Books / Workman Publishing

Min Jin Lee, “Pachinko

Grand Central Publishing / Hachette Book Group

Carmen Maria Machado, “Her Body and Other Parties: Stories

Graywolf Press

Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, “A Kind of Freedom

Counterpoint Press

Jesmyn Ward, “Sing, Unburied, Sing

Scribner / Simon & Schuster

Carol Zoref, “Barren Island

New Issues Poetry & Prose

The 2017 Longlist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction

Erica Armstrong Dunbar, “Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge

Atria / 37 INK / Simon & Schuster

Frances FitzGerald, “The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Simon & Schuster

James Forman, Jr., “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

Farrar, Straus & Giroux / Macmillan Publishers

Masha Gessen, “The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

David Grann, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI

Doubleday / Penguin Random House

Naomi Klein, “No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

Haymarket Books

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

Viking / Penguin Random House

Richard Rothstein, “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America

Liveright / W. W. Norton & Company

Timothy B. Tyson, “The Blood of Emmett Till

Simon & Schuster

Kevin Young, “Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News

Graywolf Press

The 2017 Longlist for the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature

The nominees in Young People’s literature include two previous National Book Award finalists, Jason Reynolds and Rita Williams-Garcia, and a best-selling debut author, Angie Thomas, for her Black Lives Matter-inspired young adult novel “The Hate U Give.”

Elana K. Arnold, “What Girls Are Made Of

Carolrhoda Lab / Lerner Publishing Group

Robin Benway, “Far from the Tree

HarperTeen / HarperCollins Publishers

Samantha Mabry, “All the Wind in the World

Algonquin Young Readers / Workman Publishing Company

Mitali Perkins,

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