Here Are Your 2013 National Book Award Finalists

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The National Book Foundation announced it’s 2013 finalists this morning. The fiction list is:

  • Rachel Kushner, The Flamethrowers
  • Jhumpa Lahiri, The Lowland
  • James McBride, The Good Lord Bird
  • Thomas Pynchon, Bleeding Edge
  • George Saunders, Tenth of December

You can read Fiona Maazel’s review of Tenth of December here, and Bonnie Altucher’s review of The Flamethrowers here.

Find out the finalists in other genres here.

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