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National Book Award Finalists

National Book Award Finalists Announced

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.15.2014 | Books

The National Book Award finalists were announced this morning, when five authors were chosen from the award's longlists in the categories of Fiction, ...

Katherine Boo's "Behind the Beautiful Forevers": National Book Award Finalist Is a Worthy Honoree

Anis Shivani | Posted 12.22.2012 | Books
Anis Shivani

This is not Slumdog Millionaire, and this is not Thomas Friedman's rose-tinted view of Bangalore's high-tech millionaires. Boo's India is an India we need to hear more about, as we grapple with our own most pressing problem of an economic inequality straining credibility.

Nicole Krauss, Peter Carey, Jaimy Gordon And More

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Author Pat Conroy announced 20 finalists for the 2010 National Book Award at the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home in Savannah, Georgia, today. The lis...