National Book Award Finalists

I love how National Book Awards come out at the height of the rainy season in Costa Rica…. best time to curl up with a novel you can’t put down.
Fiction
The Sojourn by Andrew Krivak
The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht
The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman
Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Nonfiction
The Convert: A Tale of Exile and Extremism by Deborah Baker
Love and Capital: Karl and Jenny Marx and the Birth of a Revolution by Mary Gabriel
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern by Stephen Greenblatt
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning Marable
Radioactive: Marie and Pierre Curie: A Tale of Love and Fallout by Lauren Redniss
Poetry
Head Off & Split by Nikky Finney
The Chameleon Couch by Yusef Komunyakaa
Double Shadow by Carl Phillips
Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems 2007-2010 by Adrienne Rich
Devotions by Bruce Smith
Young Adults
My Name Is Not Easy by Debby Dahl Edwardson
Inside Out & Back Again by Thanhha Lai
Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy by Albert Marrin
Shine by Lauren Myracle
Okay for Now by Gary D. Schmidt

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