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Thursday, October 23, 2008

National Book Award Nominees!

October 15th the National Book Foundation announced this years finalists. The winners will be announced November 19th. Check them out and see what you think!

Home by Marilynne Robinson
The End by Salvatore Scibona
Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen
Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner
The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon

The Suicide index: Putting My Father's Death in Order by Joan Wickersham
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War by Drew Gilpin Faust
Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives by Jim Sheeler
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals By Jane Mayer

Young People's Literature
Chains by Laurie Halse Anderson
The Underneath by Kathi Appelt
What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E Lockhart
The Spectacular Now by Tim Tharp

Watching the Spring Festival by Frank Bidart
Fire to Fire: New and Collected Poems by Mark Doty
Creatures of a Day by Reginald Gibbons
Without Saying by Richard Howard
Blood Dazzler by Patricia Smith

To find out more about this organization and information about past winners go to http://www.nationalbook.org/

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