National Book Award Announces 2013 Fiction Longlist
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For the first time in the 63 year history of the National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation has the released longlists for each of it’s four categories (fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature). The fiction longlist was announced this morning, and includes a range of established and debut writers.
- Pacific by Tom Drury
- The End of the Point by Elizabeth Graver
- The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner
- The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri
- A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
- The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
- Someone by Alice McDermott
- Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon
- Tenth of December by George Saunders
- Fools by Joan Silber
Finalists will be announced on October 16, and winners will be announced on October 20.