Posted on 10/10/2018 at 10:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek

The National Book Foundation has announced the finalists for its annual awards, which will be handed out November 14.

The following twenty-five contenders have emerged from the initial 1,637 submissions:




Young people’s literature

Translated literature

  • Disoriental, written by Négar Djavadi and translated by Tina Kover.

  • Love, written by Hanne Ørstavik and translated by Martin Aitken.

  • Trick, written by Domenico Starnone and translated by Jhumpa Lahiri.

  • The Emissary, written by Yoko Tawada and translated by Margaret Mitsutani.

  • Flights, written by Olga Tokarczuk and translated by Jennifer Croft.

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