National Book Awards Longlist for Fiction 2019

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

On Earth We’re Briefly Gorgeous

Ocean Vuong

Brilliant, heartbreaking, tender, and highly original - poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel is a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling

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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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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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 Read reviewThe Nickel Boys

The Nickel Boys

Colson Whitehead

The Nickel Boys is Colson Whitehead's follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize- and National Book Award-winning bestseller The Underground Railroad, in which he dramatizes another strand of United States history, this time through the...

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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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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 Need

The Need

Helen Phillips

Speculative fiction of the highest calibre: one woman fights to retain her sense of self amidst the chaos of work, motherhood and alternative universes.

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 Read reviewFleishman Is in Trouble

Fleishman Is in Trouble

Taffy Brodesser-Akner

A blistering satirical novel about marriage, divorce and modern relationships, by one of the most exciting new voices in American fiction

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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 Light: Stories

Black Light: Stories

Kimberly King Parsons

With raw, poetic ferocity, Kimberly King Parsons exposes desire's darkest hollows - those hidden places where most of us are afraid to look. In this debut collection of enormously perceptive and brutally unsentimental short...

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