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Jacqueline Woodson makes 2014 National Book Awards Long List


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FICTION 
 
  • Rabih Alameddine, An Unnecessary Woman (Grove Press/ Grove/Atlantic)
  • Molly Antopol, The UnAmericans (W. W. Norton & Company)
  • John Darnielle, Wolf in White Van (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner/ Simon & Schuster)
  • Phil Klay, Redeployment (The Penguin Press/ Penguin Group (USA))
  • Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven (Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House)
  • Elizabeth McCracken, Thunderstruck & Other Stories (The Dial Press/ Random House)
  • Richard Powers, Orfeo (W.W. Norton & Company)
  • Marilynne Robinson, Lila (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Jane Smiley, Some Luck (Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House)
 
NONFICTION 
  • Roz Chast, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (Bloomsbury)
  • John Demos, The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic (Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House)
  • Anand Gopal, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes (Metropolitan Books/ Henry Holt and Company)
  • Nigel Hamilton, The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941 - 1942 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • Walter Isaacson, The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution (Simon & Schuster)
  • John Lahr, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh (W.W. Norton & Company)
  • Evan Osnos, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Ronald C. Rosbottom, When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944 (Little, Brown and Company/ Hachette Book Group)
  • Matthew Stewart, Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic (W.W. Norton & Company)
  • Edward O. Wilson, The Meaning of Human Existence (Liveright Publishing Corporation/ W.W. Norton & Company)
 
POETRY 
  • Linda Bierds, Roget's Illusion (G. P. Putnam's Sons/ Penguin Group (USA))
  • Brian Blanchfield, A Several World (Nightboat Books)
  • Louise Glück, Faithful and Virtuous Night (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Edward Hirsch, Gabriel: A Poem (Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House)
  • Fanny Howe, Second Childhood (Graywolf Press)
  • Maureen N. McLane, This Blue (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Fred Moten, The Feel Trio (Letter Machine Editions)
  • Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press)
  • Spencer Reece, The Road to Emmaus(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Mark Strand, Collected Poems (Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House)
 
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YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE
 
  • Laurie Halse Anderson, The Impossible Knife of Memory (Viking/ Penguin Group (USA))
  • Gail Giles, Girls Like Us (Candlewick Press)
  • Carl Hiaasen, Skink—No Surrender (Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers/ Random House)
  • Kate Milford, Greenglass House (Clarion Books/ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
  • Eliot Schrefer, Threatened (Scholastic Press)
  • Steve Sheinkin, The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights (Roaring Brook Press/ Macmillan Publishers)
  • Andrew Smith, 100 Sideways Miles (Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster)
  • John Corey Whaley, Noggin (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster)
  • Deborah Wiles, Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two (Scholastic Press)
  • Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming (Nancy Paulsen Books/ Penguin Group (USA))
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The National Book Foundation has whittled the list down to the finalists shown below:

 

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  • Rabih Alameddine, An Unnecessary Woman (Grove Press/ Grove/Atlantic)
  • Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See (Scribner/ Simon & Schuster)
  • Phil Klay, Redeployment (The Penguin Press/ Penguin Group (USA))
  • Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven (Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House)
  • Marilynne Robinson, Lila (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
 
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  • Roz Chast, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (Bloomsbury)
  • Anand Gopal, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes (Metropolitan Books/ Henry Holt and Company)
  • John Lahr, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh (W.W. Norton & Company)
  • Evan Osnos, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Edward O. Wilson, The Meaning of Human Existence (Liveright Publishing Corporation/ W.W. Norton & Company)

 

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  • Louise Glück, Faithful and Virtuous Night (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Fanny Howe, Second Childhood (Graywolf Press)
  • Maureen N. McLane, This Blue (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Fred Moten, The Feel Trio (Letter Machine Editions)
  • Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press)

 

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  • Eliot Schrefer, Threatened (Scholastic Press)
  • Steve Sheinkin, The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights (Roaring Brook Press/ Macmillan Publishers)
  • John Corey Whaley, Noggin (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/ Simon & Schuster)
  • Deborah Wiles, Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two (Scholastic Press)
  • Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming (Nancy Paulsen Books/ Penguin Group (USA))

 

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