This week the 2016 National Book List Award Finalists were announced. Exhibit-National Book Awards

Here are a few books written by the finalists:

Additional 2016 National Book Award Finalists 

Fiction

  • Paulette Jiles, News of the World
  • Karan Mahajan, The Association of Small Bombs
  • Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad
  • Jacqueline Woodson, Another Brooklyn

Nonfiction

  • Ibram X. Kendi, Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
  • Andrés Reséndez, The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America

Poetry

  • Daniel Borzutzky, The Performance of Becoming Human 
  • Rita Dove, Collected Poems 1974 – 2004
  • Solmaz Sharif, Look

Young People’s Literature

  • Kate DiCamillo, Raymie Nightingale
  • John Lewis, Andrew Aydin & Nate Powell,  March: Book Three
  • Grace Lin, When the Sea Turned to Silver
  • Jason Reynolds, Ghost
  • Nicola Yoon, The Sun Is Also a Star