National Book Awards finalists for 2019

Trust Exercise

Trust Exercise

Susan Choi

Captivating and brilliant, Trust Exercise is a novel about the treacherous terrain of adolescence, how we define consent, and what we lose, gain, and never get over as we navigate our way into adulthood's...

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Sabrina and Corina: Stories

Sabrina and Corina: Stories

Kali Fajardo-Anstine

Kali Fajardo-Anstine's magnetic story collection breathes life into her Indigenous Latina characters and the land they inhabit. Set against the remarkable backdrop of Denver, Colorado - a place that is as fierce as it is exquisite...

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf (Dark Star Trilogy Book 1)

Black Leopard, Red Wolf (Dark Star Trilogy Book 1)

Marlon James

A spectacular, genre-redefining literary fantasy novel from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings. 

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The Other Americans

The Other Americans

Laila Lalami

From the Pulitzer Prize finalist and Booker Prize-longlisted author of The Moor's Account, a timely and powerful novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant that is at once a family saga, a murder mystery and a love...

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Disappearing Earth

Disappearing Earth

Julia Phillips

Disappearing Earth is a beautiful evocation of a place and people as they search for two lost girls - heralding the arrival of a stunning new literary novelist.

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The Yellow House

The Yellow House

Sarah M Broom

A brilliant, haunting and unforgettable memoir from a stunning new talent about the inexorable pull of home and family, set in a shotgun house in New Orleans East.

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Thick: And Other Essays

Thick: And Other Essays

Tressie McMillan Cottom

In these eight ... explorations on beauty, media, money, and more, Tressie McMillan Cottom--award-winning professor and ... author of Lower Ed--embraces her ... role as a purveyor of wit, wisdom, and Black Twitter snark about all...

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What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

Carolyn Forche

Describes the author's deep friendship with a mysterious intellectual who introduced her to the culture and people of El Salvador in the 1970s, a tumultuous period in the country's history, inspiring her work as an unlikely...

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The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee

David Treuer

A sweeping history - and counter-narrative - of Native American life from the Wounded Knee massacre to the present.

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Solitary

Solitary

Albert Woodfox

The unbelievable true story of Albert Woodfox, a man who spent forty-three years in solitary confinement in a Louisiana jail for a crime he didn't commit

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Pet

Pet

Akwaeke Emezi

In their riveting and timely young adult debut, acclaimed novelist Akwaeke Emezi asks difficult questions about what choices a young person can make when the adults around them are in denial.

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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks

Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks

Jason Reynolds, Alexander Nabaum

From National Book Award finalist and New York Times bestselling author Jason Reynolds comes a novel told in ten blocks, showing all they different directions a walk home can take.

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Patron Saints of Nothing

Patron Saints of Nothing

Randy Ribay

When Jay Reguero hears of his cousin Jun's death, everything changes. Although years have passed since they were last in contact, the stories about Jun just don't fit with the boy Jay knew. Hoping to uncover the truth, Jay travels...

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Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All

Laura Ruby

From the author of Printz Medal winner Bone Gap comes the unforgettable story of two young women--one living, one dead--dealing with loss, desire, and the fragility of the American dream during WWII.

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The Tradition

The Tradition

Jericho Brown

The powerful second poetry collection published in the UK from award-winning American poet Jericho Brown.

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I: New and Collected Poems

I: New and Collected Poems

Toi Derricotte

In Derricotte's own words: How do you gain access to the power of parts of yourself you abhor, and make them sing with beauty, tenderness, and compassion? This is the record of fifty years of victories in the reclamation of a...

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Deaf Republic

Deaf Republic

Ilya Kaminsky

When soldiers breaking up a protest kill a deaf boy, Petya, the gunshot becomes the last thing the citizens hear - all have gone deaf, and their dissent becomes coordinated by sign language.

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Be Recorder: Poems

Be Recorder: Poems

Carmen Gimenez Smith

Carmen Gimenez Smith dares to demand renewal for a world made unrecognisable.

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Sight Lines

Sight Lines

Arthur Sze

Sze, in drawing connections between the pastoral and the catastrophic, speaks to a contemporary condition in which we are constantly fragmented and made whole again as we are presented with a saturation of narratives. In his...

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Death Is Hard Work

Death Is Hard Work

Khaled Khalifa, Leri Price

Death Is Hard Work is the new novel from the greatest chronicler of Syria's ongoing and catastrophic civil war: a tale of three ordinary people facing down the stuff of nightmares armed with little more than simple...

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Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming

Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming

Laszlo Krasznahorkai, Ottilie Mulzet

Set in contemporary times, Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming tells the story of a Prince Myshkin-like figure, Baron Bela Wenckheim, who returns at the end of his life to his provincial Hungarian hometown. Having escaped from his many...

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The Barefoot Woman

The Barefoot Woman

Scholastique Mukasonga, Jordan Stump

The story of the author's mother, a fierce, loving woman who for years protected her family from the violence encroaching upon them in pre-genocide Rwanda. Recording her memories of their life together in spare, wrenching prose,...

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 Read reviewThe Memory Police

The Memory Police

Yoko Ogawa, Stephen Snyder

It can be burned in the garden, thrown in the river or handed over to the Memory Police. For some reason, he doesn't forget, and it's becoming increasingly difficult for him to hide his memories.The Memory Police is a beautiful,...

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Crossing

Crossing

Pajtim Statovci, David Hackston

Originally published in Finland as Tiranan syd an by Kustannusoakeyhti o Otava, Keuruu, in 2016 --Title page verso.

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So Many Olympic Exertions

So Many Olympic Exertions

Anelise Chen

Blending elements of memoir and sports writing, Anelise Chen's debut novel is an experimental work that perhaps most resembles what the ancient Greeks called hyponemata, or notes to the self, in the form of...

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The Parisian

Isabella Hammad

An intensely human story amidst a global conflict, The Parisian is historical fiction with a remarkable contemporary voice.

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Such Good Work

Such Good Work

Johannes Lichtman

From Johannes Lichtman comes a wisely comic debut novel about a teacher whose efforts to stay sober land him in Sweden, but the refugee crisis forces a very different kind of reckoning. You don't have to be perfect to do...

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Lot

Lot

Bryan Washington

Stories of a young man finding his place among family and community in Houston, from a powerful, emerging American voice.

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