facebook
twitter
rss
account
search
search
 

National Book Award nominations announced

Oct. 16, 2013 at 3:02 PM   |   Comments

NEW YORK, Oct. 16 (UPI) -- Rachel Kushner's "The Flamethrowers" and Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowland" are among the finalists for the U.S. National Book Award for fiction.

Also in the running for the prestigious literary prize for fiction are James McBride's "The Good Lord Bird," Thomas Pynchon's "Bleeding Edge" and George Saunders' "Tenth of December."

The finalists in the non-fiction category are Jill Lepore's "Book of Ages," Wendy Lower's "Hitler's Furies," George Packer's "The Unwinding," Alan Taylor's "The Internal Enemy" and Lawrence Wright's "Going Clear."

The National Book Foundation is to present the awards at a ceremony Nov. 20.

© 2013 United Press International, Inc. All Rights Reserved. Any reproduction, republication, redistribution and/or modification of any UPI content is expressly prohibited without UPI's prior written consent.
Most Popular
1
Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman' Judi Dench says Benedict Cumberbatch is 'a true gentleman'
2
Kim Zolciak denies Photoshopping in Instagram pics Kim Zolciak denies Photoshopping in Instagram pics
3
Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day Gerard Depardieu hangs out with dictators and can't drink less than 14 bottles of wine per day
4
Jennifer Lawrence the guest of honor at Coldplay show in LA Jennifer Lawrence the guest of honor at Coldplay show in LA
5
Shonda Rhimes takes NYT critic to task for calling her an 'angry black woman' Shonda Rhimes takes NYT critic to task for calling her an 'angry black woman'
Trending News
Video
x
Feedback