Recent Awards Lists

The 2015 National Book Awards longlists were announced recently. Follow the link if you’d like to see the lists for nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. For fiction we have:

A Cure for Suicide by Jesse Bell
Refund: Stories by Karen Bender
Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff
Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson
Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson
Honeydew by Edith Pearlman
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Mislaid by Nell Zink

Additionally, the list of titles under consideration for the 2016 Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction were also announced:
The Distant Marvels by Chantel Acevedo
The Harder They Come by T.C. Boyle
Mothers, Tell Your Daughters by Bonnie J. Campbell
Did You Ever Have a Family by Bill Clegg
Outline by Rachel Cusk
The Green Road by Anne Enright
Purity by Jonathan Franzen
Best Boy by Eli Gottlieb
City on Fire by Gath Risk Hallberg
Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
Welcome to Braggsville by T. Geronimo Johnson
Marvel and a Wonder by Joe Meno
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Honeydew by Edith Pearlman
The Book of Aron by Jim Shepard
Prudence by Dvaid Treuer
A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler
The Dying Grass by William Vollmann
The Visiting Privilege: New and Collected Stories by Joy Williams
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara

You may find all of these in our catalog—or ask any of our friendly staff!

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