2020 National Book Award Finalists

Here are the finalists for the 2021 National Book Awards. This year's winners are Jason Mott for Hell of a Book (fiction); Tiya Miles for All That She Carried (nonfiction); Martin Espada for Floaters (poetry); Elisa Shua Dusapin for Winter in Sokcho (translated lit); and Malinda Lo for Last Night at the Telegraph Club (young readers).

 

FICTION

Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel By Anthony Doerr Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781982168438
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Published: Scribner - September 28th, 2021

Matrix: A Novel By Lauren Groff Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781594634499
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Riverhead Books - September 7th, 2021

Zorrie By Laird Hunt Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781635575361
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - February 9th, 2021

The Prophets By Robert Jones, Jr. Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593085684
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - January 5th, 2021

Hell of a Book: A Novel By Jason Mott Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593330968
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Published: Dutton - June 29th, 2021

NONFICTION


A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance By Hanif Abdurraqib Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781984801197
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Published: Random House - March 30th, 2021

Running Out: In Search of Water on the High Plains By Lucas Bessire Cover Image
$27.95
ISBN: 9780691212647
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Published: Princeton University Press - May 18th, 2021

Tastes Like War: A Memoir By Grace M. Cho Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781952177941
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Published: Feminist Press - May 18th, 2021

Covered with Night: A Story of Murder and Indigenous Justice in Early America By Nicole Eustace Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631495878
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Published: Liveright - April 27th, 2021

All That She Carried: The Journey of Ashley's Sack, a Black Family Keepsake By Tiya Miles Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781984854995
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Published: Random House - June 8th, 2021

POETRY


What Noise Against the Cane (Yale Series of Younger Poets #115) By Desiree C. Bailey, Carl Phillips (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Desiree C. Bailey, Carl Phillips (Foreword by)
$20.00
ISBN: 9780300256536
Availability: Backordered. There will likely be a delay in getting this book
Published: Yale University Press - April 13th, 2021

Floaters: Poems By Martín Espada Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393541038
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 19th, 2021

Sho By Douglas Kearney Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781950268153
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Published: Wave Books - April 6th, 2021

A Thousand Times You Lose Your Treasure By Hoa Nguyen Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781950268177
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Published: Wave Books - April 6th, 2021

The Sunflower Cast a Spell to Save Us from the Void By Jackie Wang Cover Image
$16.95
This book has been declared out of stock indefinitely, so we are unlikely to be able to get it.
ISBN: 9781643620367
Published: Nightboat Books - February 2nd, 2021

TRANSLATED LITERATURE


Winter in Sokcho By Elisa Shua Dusapin, Aneesa Abbas Higgins (Translator) Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781948830416
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Published: Open Letter - April 27th, 2021

Peach Blossom Paradise By Ge Fei, Canaan Morse (Translated by) Cover Image
By Ge Fei, Canaan Morse (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681374703
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Published: NYRB Classics - December 8th, 2020

The Twilight Zone: A Novel By Nona Fernández, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by) Cover Image
By Nona Fernández, Natasha Wimmer (Translated by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781644450475
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 16th, 2021

When We Cease to Understand the World By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by) Cover Image
By Benjamin Labatut, Adrian Nathan West (Translated by)
$17.95
ISBN: 9781681375663
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Published: New York Review Books - September 28th, 2021

Planet of Clay By Samar Yazbek, Leri Price (Translator) Cover Image
By Samar Yazbek, Leri Price (Translator)
$16.99
ISBN: 9781642861013
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Published: World Editions - October 5th, 2021

YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE


The Legend of Auntie Po By Shing Yin Khor Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780525554899
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Published: Kokila - June 15th, 2021

Last Night at the Telegraph Club By Malinda Lo Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9780525555254
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Published: Dutton Books for Young Readers - January 19th, 2021

Too Bright to See By Kyle Lukoff Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593111154
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Published: Dial Books - April 20th, 2021

Revolution in Our Time: The Black Panther Party’s Promise to the People By Kekla Magoon Cover Image
$24.99
ISBN: 9781536214185
Availability: We can usually get this book in 3 to 7 days, except during a pandemic. We are doing our best
Published: Candlewick - November 8th, 2021

Me (Moth) By Amber McBride Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781250780362
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - August 17th, 2021