2023 National Book Award Finalists

Here are the finalists for the 2023 National Book Awards. The winners will be announced on November 15th, 2023.

 

FICTION

Chain Gang All Stars: A Novel By Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780593317334
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Published: Pantheon - May 2nd, 2023

Temple Folk By Aaliyah Bilal Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781982191818
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Published: Simon & Schuster - July 4th, 2023

This Other Eden: A Novel By Paul Harding Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9781324036296
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - January 24th, 2023

The End of Drum-Time: A Novel By Hanna Pylväinen Cover Image
$28.99
ISBN: 9781250822901
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Published: Henry Holt and Co. - January 24th, 2023

Blackouts: A Novel By Justin Torres Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780374293574
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - October 10th, 2023

NONFICTION


The Rediscovery of America: Native Peoples and the Unmaking of U.S. History By Ned Blackhawk Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780300244052
Availability: Backordered. There will likely be a delay in getting this book
Published: Yale University Press - April 25th, 2023

Liliana's Invincible Summer: A Sister's Search for Justice By Cristina Rivera Garza Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780593244098
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Published: Hogarth - February 28th, 2023

Ordinary Notes By Christina Sharpe Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9780374604486
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - April 25th, 2023

We Could Have Been Friends, My Father and I: A Palestinian Memoir By Raja Shehadeh Cover Image
$22.99
ISBN: 9781635423648
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Published: Other Press - March 28th, 2023

Fire Weather: A True Story from a Hotter World By John Vaillant Cover Image
$32.50
ISBN: 9781524732851
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Published: Knopf - June 6th, 2023

POETRY


How to Communicate: Poems By John Lee Clark Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781324074793
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 17th, 2023

From Unincorporated Territory [åmot] By Craig Santos Perez Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9781632431189
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Published: Omnidawn - April 5th, 2023

Suddenly We (Wesleyan Poetry) By Evie Shockley Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9780819500458
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Published: Wesleyan University Press - March 7th, 2023

Tripas: Poems (Georgia Review Books) By Brandon Som Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780820363509
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Published: Georgia Review Books - March 1st, 2023

From From: Poems By Monica Youn Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781644452219
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 7th, 2023

TRANSLATED LITERATURE


Cursed Bunny: Stories By Bora Chung, Anton Hur (Translated by) Cover Image
By Bora Chung, Anton Hur (Translated by)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781643753607
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Published: Algonquin Books - December 6th, 2022

Beyond the Door of No Return: A Novel By David Diop, Sam Taylor (Translated by) Cover Image
By David Diop, Sam Taylor (Translated by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9780374606770
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Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - September 19th, 2023

The Words That Remain By Stênio Gardel, Bruna Dantas Lobato (Translator) Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781954404120
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Published: New Vessel Press - January 17th, 2023

Abyss By Pilar Quintana Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781642861228
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Published: World Editions - February 7th, 2023

On a Woman's Madness By Astrid Roemer, Lucy Scott (Translator) Cover Image
By Astrid Roemer, Lucy Scott (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781949641646
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Published: Two Lines Press - November 28th, 2023

YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE


Gather By Kenneth M. Cadow Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781536231113
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Published: Candlewick - October 3rd, 2023

Huda F Cares By Huda Fahmy Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780593532805
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Published: Dial Books - October 10th, 2023

Big By Vashti Harrison Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9780316353229
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Published: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers - May 2nd, 2023

The Lost Year: A Survival Story of the Ukrainian Famine By Katherine Marsh Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9781250313607
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Published: Roaring Brook Press - January 17th, 2023

A First Time for Everything By Dan Santat Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9781250851048
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Published: First Second - February 28th, 2023