[Libs-Or] 2012 National Book Award Finalists Announced

Katie Anderson katie.anderson at state.or.us
Wed Oct 10 08:29:55 PDT 2012


The twenty Finalists for the National Book Awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature were announced this morning. To learn more about the Finalists and the 2012 National Book Awards, visit the National Book Foundation's website: http://www.nationalbook.org/index.html

FICTION
Junot Díaz, This Is How You Lose Her
Riverhead Books, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc.

Dave Eggers, A Hologram for the King
McSweeney's Books

Louise Erdrich, The Round House
Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Ben Fountain, Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Kevin Powers, The Yellow Birds
Little, Brown and Company

NONFICTION
Anne Applebaum, Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1945-1956
Doubleday
Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Random House
Robert A. Caro, The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Volume 4
Knopf
Domingo Martinez, The Boy Kings of Texas
Lyons Press, an imprint of Globe Pequot Press
Anthony Shadid, House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

POETRY
David Ferry, Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations
University of Chicago Press
Cynthia Huntington, Heavenly Bodies
Southern Illinois University Press
Tim Seibles, Fast Animal
Etruscan Press
Alan Shapiro, Night of the Republic
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Susan Wheeler, Meme
University of Iowa Press

YOUNG PEOPLE'S LITERATURE
William Alexander, Goblin Secrets
Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Carrie Arcos, Out of Reach
Simon Pulse, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing
Patricia McCormick, Never Fall Down
Balzer+Bray, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers
Eliot Schrefer, Endangered
Scholastic
Steve Sheinkin, Bomb: The Race to Build----  and Steal-- -   the World's Most Dangerous Weapon
Flash Point, an imprint of Roaring Brook Press


Katie Anderson, Library Development Services
* Youth Services Consultant * Oregon Center for the Book Coordinator *
Oregon State Library, 250 Winter St. NE, Salem, OR 97301
katie.anderson at state.or.us<mailto:katie.anderson at state.or.us>, 503-378-2528

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