Have you read any of the titles that were short-listed for this year’s National Book Awards?
This past Wednesday, the five finalists for fiction were announced:
The Sojourn by Andrew Krivak
The Tiger’s Wife by Téa Obreht
The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka
Binocular Vision by Edith Pearlman
Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
Contending for the non-fiction prize:
The Convert by Deborah Baker
Love and Capital by Mary Gabriel
The Swerve by Stephen Greenblatt
Malcolm X by Manning Marable
Radioactive by Lauren Redniss
And in case you missed it, the Nobel Prize in literature was recently awarded to Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer.