Finalists announced for the National Book Awards 2018

The finalists for this year’s National Book Awards have been announced!

2018 Finalists for Fiction

2018 Finalists for Nonfiction

2018 Finalists for Young People’s Literature

2018 Finalists for Poetry

2018 Finalists for Translated Literature

  • Disoriental by Négar Djavadi (translated from French by Tina Kover)
  • Love by Hanne Orstavik (translated from Norwegian by Martin Aitken)
  • Trick by Domenico Starnone (translated from Italian by Jhumpa Lahiri)
  • The Emissary by Yoko Tawada (translated from Japanese by Margaret Mitsutani)
  • Flightsby Olga Tokarczuk (translated from Polish by Jennifer Croft)

2018 5 Under 35 Honorees

2018 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

Isabel Allende

2018 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community

Doron Weber, Vice President, Programs and Program Director at the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation

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