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Established in 1950, the National Book Award is an American literary prize given to writers by writers and administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. Each year, the show more Foundation selects a total of twenty Judges, including five in each of the four Award categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People’s Literature. Judges are published writers who are known to be doing great work in their genre or field, and in some cases, are past NBA Finalists or Winners. One of the five Judges on each panel is selected as the panel chair. This person acts as the voice of the panel and the liaison to the Foundation. The Foundation staff takes no part in the Judges’ deliberations, except to verify a submission’s eligibility. show less
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Winner 75

WorkYear
Blackouts by Justin Torres2023
The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty2022
Hell of a Book by Jason Mott2021
Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu2020
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi2019
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez2018
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward2017
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead2016
Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson2015
Redeployment by Phil Klay2014
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride2013
The Round House by Louise Erdrich2012
Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward2011
Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon2010
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann2009
Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen2008
Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson2007
The Echo Maker by Richard Powers2006
Europe Central by William T. Vollmann2005
The News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck2004
The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard2003
Three Junes by Julia Glass2002
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen2001
In America by Susan Sontag2000
Waiting by Ha Jin1999
Charming Billy by Alice McDermott1998
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier1997
Ship Fever: Stories by Andrea Barrett1996
Sabbath's Theater by Philip Roth1995
A Frolic of His Own by William Gaddis1994
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx1993
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy1992
Mating by Norman Rush1991
Middle Passage by Charles Johnson1990
Spartina by John Casey1989
Paris Trout by Pete Dexter1988
Paco's Story by Larry Heinemann1987
World's Fair by E. L. Doctorow1986
White Noise by Don DeLillo1985
The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever1981
Plains Song: For Female Voices by Wright Morris1981
Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien1979
Blood Tie by Mary Lee Settle1978
The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner1977
J R by William Gaddis1976
Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone1975
The Hair of Harold Roux by Thomas Williams1975
A Crown of Feathers by Isaac Bashevis Singer1974
Chimera by John Barth1973
Augustus by John Williams1973
Complete Stories by Flannery O'Connor1972
Mr. Sammler's Planet by Saul Bellow1971
Them by Joyce Carol Oates1970
Steps by Jerzy Kosiński1969
The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder1968
The Fixer by Bernard Malamud1967
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter by Katherine Anne Porter1966
Herzog by Saul Bellow1965
The Centaur by John Updike1964
Morte d'Urban by J. F. Powers1963
The Moviegoer by Walker Percy1962
The Waters of Kronos by Conrad Richter1961
Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth1960
The Magic Barrel: Stories by Bernard Malamud1959
The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever1958
The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever1958
The Field of Vision by Wright Morris1957
Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara1956
A Fable by William Faulkner1955
The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow1954
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison1953
From Here to Eternity by James Jones1952
Collected Stories of William Faulkner by William Faulkner1951
The Man with the Golden Arm by Nelson Algren1950
Gone with the Wind1936

Finalist 422

WorkYear
Blackouts by Justin Torres2023
Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah2023
Temple Folk by Aaliyah Bilal2023
This Other Eden by Paul Harding2023
The End of Drum-Time by Hanna Pylväinen2023
The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty2022
The Birdcatcher by Gayl Jones2022
The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories by Jamil Jan Kochai2022
All This Could Be Different by Sarah Thankam Mathews2022
The Town of Babylon by Alejandro Varela2022
Hell of a Book by Jason Mott2021
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr2021
Matrix by Lauren Groff2021
Zorrie by Laird Hunt2021
The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.2021
Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu2020
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam2020
A Children's Bible by Lydia Millet2020
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw2020
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart2020
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi2019
Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine2019
Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James2019
The Other Americans by Laila Lalami2019
Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips2019
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez2018
A Lucky Man: Stories by Jamel Brinkley2018
Florida by Lauren Groff2018
Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson2018
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai2018
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward2017
Dark at the Crossing by Elliot Ackerman2017
The Leavers by Lisa Ko2017
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee2017
Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado2017
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead2016
The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder2016
News of the World by Paulette Jiles2016
The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan2016
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson2016
Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson2015
Refund: Stories by Karen E. Bender2015
The Turner House by Angela Flournoy2015
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff2015
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara2015
Redeployment by Phil Klay2014
An Unnecessary Woman by Rabih Alameddine2014
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr2014
Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel2014
Lila by Marilynne Robinson2014
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride2013
The Flamethrowers by Rachel Kushner2013
The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri2013
Bleeding Edge by Thomas Pynchon2013
Tenth of December: Stories by George Saunders2013
The Round House by Louise Erdrich2012
This Is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz2012
A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers2012
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain2012
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers2012
Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward2011
The Sojourn by Andrew Krivak2011
The Tiger's Wife by Téa Obreht2011
The Buddha in the Attic by Julie Otsuka2011
Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories by Edith Pearlman2011
Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon2010
Parrot and Olivier in America by Peter Carey2010
Great House by Nicole Krauss2010
So Much for That by Lionel Shriver2010
I Hotel by Karen Tei Yamashita2010
Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann2009
American Salvage by Bonnie Jo Campbell2009
In Other Rooms, Other Wonders by Daniyal Mueenuddin2009
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips2009
Far North by Marcel Theroux2009
Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen2008
The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar Hemon2008
Telex from Cuba by Rachel Kushner2008
Home by Marilynne Robinson2008
The End by Salvatore Scibona2008
Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson2007
Fieldwork by Mischa Berlinski2007
Varieties of Disturbance: Stories by Lydia Davis2007
Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris2007
Like You'd Understand, Anyway: Stories by Jim Shepard2007
The Echo Maker by Richard Powers2006
Only Revolutions: A Novel by Mark Z. Danielewski2006
A Disorder Peculiar to the Country: A Novel by Ken Kalfus2006
Eat the Document by Dana Spiotta2006
The Zero by Jess Walter2006
Europe Central by William T. Vollmann2005
The March by E. L. Doctorow2005
Veronica by Mary Gaitskill2005
Trance by Christopher Sorrentino2005
Holy Skirts by Rene Steinke2005
The News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck2004
Madeleine Is Sleeping (Harvest Book) by Sarah Shun-lien Bynum2004
Florida by Christine Schutt2004
Ideas of Heaven: A Ring of Stories by Joan Silber2004
Our Kind by Kate Walbert2004
The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard2003
Drop City by T.C. Boyle2003
The Known World by Edward P. Jones2003
A Ship Made of Paper by Scott Spencer2003
Evidence of Things Unseen by Marianne Wiggins2003
Three Junes by Julia Glass2002
Big If by Mark Costello2002
You Are Not a Stranger Here: Stories by Adam Haslett2002
Gorgeous Lies by Martha McPhee2002
The Heaven of Mercury by Brad Watson2002
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen2001
Among the Missing by Dan Chaon2001
Look at Me by Jennifer Egan2001
The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse by Louise Erdrich2001
Highwire Moon by Susan Straight2001
In America by Susan Sontag2000
The Feast of Love by Charles Baxter2000
The Diagnosis by Alan Lightman2000
Blonde by Joyce Carol Oates2000
Blue Angel by Francine Prose2000
Waiting by Ha Jin1999
House of Sand and Fog by Andre Dubus III1999
Plainsong by Kent Haruf1999
Hummingbird House by Patricia Henley1999
Who Do You Love: Stories by Jean Thompson1999
Charming Billy by Alice McDermott1998
Kaaterskill Falls by Allegra Goodman1998
The Healing by Gayl Jones1998
Damascus Gate by Robert Stone1998
A Man in Full by Tom Wolfe1998
Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier1997
Underworld by Peter Conrad1997
Underworld by Don DeLillo1997
Le Divorce by Diane Johnson1997
Echo House by Ward Just1997
The Puttermesser Papers by Cynthia Ozick1997
Ship Fever: Stories by Andrea Barrett1996
Atticus by Ron Hansen1996
The Giant's House by Elizabeth McCracken1996
Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer by Steven Millhauser1996
The River beyond the World by Janet Peery1996
Sabbath's Theater by Philip Roth1995
All Souls' Rising by Madison Smartt Bell1995
Krik? Krak! by Edwidge Danticat1995
Interstate by Stephen Dixon1995
The House on the Lagoon by Rosario Ferré1995
A Frolic of His Own by William Gaddis1994
Moses Supposes by Ellen Currie1994
White Man's Grave by Richard Dooling1994
The Bird Artist by Howard Norman1994
The Collected Stories by Grace Paley1994
The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx1993
Come to Me: Stories by Amy Bloom1993
The Pugilist at Rest: Stories by Thom Jones1993
Operation Wandering Soul by Richard Powers1993
Swimming in the Volcano by Bob Shacochis1993
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy1992
Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison1992
Dreaming in Cuban by Cristina García1992
Lost in the City by Edward P. Jones1992
Outerbridge Reach by Robert Stone1992
Mating by Norman Rush1991
Wartime Lies by Louis Begley1991
Frog by Stephen Dixon1991
The MacGuffin by Stanley Elkin1991
Beyond Deserving by Sandra Scofield1991
Middle Passage by Charles Johnson1990
Chromos by Felipe Alfau1990
Paradise by Elena Castedo Magaã±A1990
Dogeaters by Jessica Hagedorn1990
Because It Is Bitter, and Because It Is My Heart by Joyce Carol Oates1990
Spartina by John Casey1989
Billy Bathgate by E. L. Doctorow1989
Geek Love by Katherine Dunn1989
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love by Oscar Hijuelos1989
The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan1989
Paris Trout by Pete Dexter1988
Libra by Don DeLillo1988
Vanished by Mary McGarry Morris1988
Wheat that Springeth Green (New York Review Books Classics) by J. F. Powers1988
Paco's Story by Larry Heinemann1987
That Night by Alice McDermott1987
Beloved by Toni Morrison1987
The Northern Lights by Howard Norman1987
The Counterlife by Philip Roth1987
World's Fair by E. L. Doctorow1986
Whites by Norman Rush1986
The Oracle at Stoneleigh Court : Stories by Peter Taylor1986
White Noise by Don DeLillo1985
Always Coming Home by Ursula K. Le Guin1985
The Tree of Life by Hugh Nissenson1985
The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever1981
Plains Song: For Female Voices by Wright Morris1981
Going After Cacciato by Tim O'Brien1979
The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever1979
The World According to Garp by John Irving1979
Lying Low by Diane Johnson1979
The Family by David Plante1979
Blood Tie by Mary Lee Settle1978
The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner1977
Will You Please Be Quiet, Please? Stories by Raymond Carver1977
The Public Burning by Robert Coover1977
Madder Music by Peter De Vries1977
Orsinian Tales by Ursula K. Le Guin1977
The Balloonist by MacDonald Harris1977
Elbow Room by James Alan McPherson1977
Union Dues by John Sayles1977
A Fine Romance by Cynthia Propper Seton1977
J R by William Gaddis1976
Humboldt's Gift by Saul Bellow1976
The collected stories of Hortense Calisher by Hortense Calisher1976
Other People's Lives by Johanna Kaplan1976
Tyrants Destroyed and Other Stories by Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov1976
Beyond the Bedroom Wall: A Family Album by Larry Woiwode1976
Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone1975
The Hair of Harold Roux by Thomas Williams1975
Guilty Pleasures by Donald Barthelme1975
The Odd Woman by Gail Godwin1975
Something Happened by Joseph Heller1975
Sula by Toni Morrison1975
Look at the Harlequins! by Vladimir Nabokov1975
Enormous Changes at the Last Minute: Stories by Grace Paley1975
My Life as a Man by Philip Roth1975
The Death of the Detective by Mark Smith1975
A Crown of Feathers by Isaac Bashevis Singer1974
Beasts of the Southern Wild and Other Stories by Doris Betts1974
The World of Apples: Stories by John Cheever1974
Apostles of Light (Banner Books) by Ellen Douglas1974
Searches and Seizures by Stanley Elkin1974
Nickel Mountain by John Gardner1974
Black conceit by John Leonard1974
Ninety-two in the Shade by Thomas McGuane1974
People Will Always Be Kind by Wilfrid Sheed1974
Burr by Gore Vidal1974
State of Grace by Joy Williams1974
Chimera by John Barth1973
Augustus by John Williams1973
The Late Great Creature by Brock Brower1973
Spider's Web: The Secret History of How the White House Illegally Armed Iraq by Alan Friedman1973
Geronimo Rex by Barry Hannah1973
The Friends of Eddie Coyle by George V. Higgins1973
The Prince by R. M. Koster1973
Transparent Things by Vladimir Nabokov1973
Mumbo Jumbo by Ishmael Reed1973
Confessions of a Child of the Century by Thomas Rogers1973
Enemies, A Love Story by Isaac Bashevis Singer1973
The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty1973
Complete Stories by Flannery O'Connor1972
Lion Country by Frederick Buechner1972
The Book of Daniel: A Novel by E. L. Doctorow1972
The Dick Gibson Show by Stanley Elkin1972
Farragan's Retreat by Tom McHale1972
Wonderland by Joyce Carol Oates1972
The Pagan Rabbi and Other Stories (Library of Modern Jewish Literature) by Cynthia Ozick1972
Love in the Ruins by Walker Percy1972
A Garden of Sand by Earl Thompson1972
Rabbit Redux by John Updike1972
Mr. Sammler's Planet by Saul Bellow1971
Deliverance by James Dickey1971
The Bay of Noon by Shirley Hazzard1971
Bech: A Book by John Updike1971
Losing Battles by Eudora Welty1971
Them by Joyce Carol Oates1970
Fat City by Leonard Gardner1970
Going Places by Leonard Michaels1970
The Collected Stories of Jean Stafford by Jean Stafford1970
Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut1970
Steps by Jerzy Kosiński1969
Lost in the Funhouse by John Barth1969
A Fan's Notes by Frederick Exley1969
Expensive People by Joyce Carol Oates1969
The Pursuit of Happiness by Thomas Rogers1969
The Eighth Day by Thornton Wilder1968
Why Are We in Vietnam? by Norman Mailer1968
A Garden of Earthly Delights by Joyce Carol Oates1968
The Chosen by Chaim Potok1968
The Confessions of Nat Turner by William Styron1968
The Fixer by Bernard Malamud1967
The Embezzler by Louis Auchincloss1967
All in the Family by Edwin O'Connor1967
The Last Gentleman: A Novel by Walker Percy1967
A Dream of Kings by Harry Mark Petrakis1967
Office Politics by Wilfrid Sheed1967
The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter by Katherine Anne Porter1966
The liberation of Lord Byron Jones by Jesse Hill Ford1966
At Play in the Fields of the Lord by Peter Matthiessen1966
Everything That Rises Must Converge: Stories by Flannery O'Connor1966
Pericles on 31st Street by Harry Mark Petrakis1966
Herzog by Saul Bellow1965
The Rector of Justin by Louis Auchincloss1965
Second Skin by John Hawkes1965
The Martyred (Penguin Classics) by Richard E. Kim1965
To an Early Grave by Wallace Markfield1965
The Defense by Vladimir Nabokov1965
V. by Thomas Pynchon1965
Short Friday and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer1965
The Centaur by John Updike1964
Idiots First by Bernard Malamud1964
The Group by Mary McCarthy1964
The Will by Harvey Swados1964
Morte d'Urban by J. F. Powers1963
Pale Fire by Vladimir Nabokov1963
Ship of Fools by Katherine Anne Porter1963
The Golden Spur by Dawn Powell1963
Pigeon Feathers and Other Stories by John Updike1963
The Moviegoer by Walker Percy1962
False Entry by Hortense Calisher1962
Among the Dangs by George P. Elliott1962
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller1962
A New Life by Bernard Malamud1962
The Chateau by William Maxwell1962
Franny and Zooey by J. D. Salinger1962
The Spinoza of Market Street by Isaac Bashevis Singer1962
The Pawnbroker by Edward Lewis Wallant1962
The Morning and the Evening (Voices of the South) by Joan Williams1962
Revolutionary Road by Richard Yates1962
The Waters of Kronos by Conrad Richter1961
The House of Five Talents by Louis Auchincloss1961
Generation Without Farewell by Kay Boyle1961
The Child Buyer by John Hersey1961
A Separate Peace by John Knowles1961
To Kill a Mockingbird by Harper Lee1961
Ceremony in Lone Tree by Wright Morris1961
The Violent Bear It Away by Flannery O'Connor1961
The Light in the Piazza by Elizabeth Spencer1961
Rabbit, Run by John Updike1961
The Body of a Young Man by Mildred Walker1961
Goodbye, Columbus and Five Short Stories by Philip Roth1960
Pursuit of the Prodigal by Louis Auchincloss1960
The Light Infantry Ball by Hamilton Basso1960
Henderson the Rain King by Saul Bellow1960
Mrs. Bridge by Evan S. Connell1960
Snopes: The Hamlet, The Town, The Mansion (Modern Library) by William Faulkner1960
Wake Up, Stupid by Mark Harris1960
The War Lover: A Novel by John Hersey1960
Men Die by H. L. Humes1960
The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson1960
The Third Choice by Elizabeth Janeway1960
The Pistol by James Jones1960
The Cool World by Warren Miller1960
Malcolm by James Purdy1960
The Return of Hyman Kaplan by Leo Rosten1960
The Poorhouse Fair by John Updike1960
The Cave by Robert Penn Warren1960
The Devil's Advocate by Morris L. West1960
The Magic Barrel: Stories by Bernard Malamud1959
The Ginger Man by J. P. Donleavy1959
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov1959
From the Terrace by John O'Hara1959
The Lost Country by J. R. Salamanca1959
The Winthrop Woman by Anya Seton1959
Anatomy of a Murder by Robert Traver1959
The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever1958
The Wapshot Scandal by John Cheever1958
A Death in the Family by James Agee1958
By Love Possessed by James Gould Cozzens1958
Something About a Soldier by Mark Harris1958
The Velvet Horn by Andrew Lytle1958
The Assistant by Bernard Malamud1958
Love Among the Cannibals by Wright Morris1958
Pnin by Vladimir Nabokov1958
Atlas Shrugged by Ayn Rand1958
The Return of Lady Brace by Nancy Wilson Ross1958
The Birth of a Grandfather by May Sarton1958
The Field of Vision by Wright Morris1957
A Walk on the Wild Side by Nelson Algren1957
Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin1957
Seize the Day by Saul Bellow1957
Greenwillow by B. J. Chute1957
These Thousand Hills by A.B. Jr Guthrie1957
A Single Pebble by John Hersey1957
Generations of Men by John Clinton Hunt1957
The Last Hurrah by Edwin O'Connor1957
The Presence of Grace by J. F. Powers1957
The Voice at the Back Door by Elizabeth Spencer1957
Further Fables for Our Time by James Thurber1957
Ten North Frederick by John O'Hara1956
The Spider's House by Paul Bowles1956
The Black Prince and other stories by Shirley Ann Grau1956
Andersonville by MacKinlay Kantor1956
A Good Man Is Hard to Find and Other Stories by Flannery O'Connor1956
Faithful Are the Wounds by May Sarton1956
Band of Angels by Robert Penn Warren1956
Bride Of Innisfallen & Other Stories: And Other Stories by Eudora Welty1956
Marjorie Morningstar by Herman Wouk1956
A Fable by William Faulkner1955
The Dollmaker by Harriette Arnow1955
The View from Pompey's Head by Hamilton Basso1955
The Night of the Hunter by Davis Grubb1955
Pictures from an Institution by Randall Jarrell1955
The Last Hunt by Milton Lott1955
Lord Grizzly by Frederick Manfred1955
The Bad Seed by William March1955
The Huge Season by Wright Morris1955
The Court of Memory by Frank Rooney1955
Sweet Thursday by John Steinbeck1955
The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow1954
Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison1953
Many Mansions by Isabel Bolton1953
Winds of Morning by H.L. Davis1953
The Gathering Darkness by Thomas Gallagher1953
The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway1953
Jefferson Selleck by Carl Jonas1953
The Landsmen by Peter Martin1953
A Shower of Summer Days by May Sarton1953
The Catherine Wheel by Jean Stafford1953
East of Eden by John Steinbeck1953
Build-Up by William Carlos Williams1953
From Here to Eternity by James Jones1952
The Morning Watch by James Agee1952
The Grass Harp: Including A Tree of Night and Other Stories by Truman Capote1952
Requiem for a Nun by William Faulkner1952
The strange children by Caroline Gordon1952
The Holy Sinner by Thomas Mann1952
Melville Goodwin, USA by John P. Marquand1952
The Catcher in the Rye by J. D. Salinger1952
Lie Down in Darkness by William Styron1952
The Witch Diggers by Jessamyn West1952
The Caine Mutiny by Herman Wouk1952
Collected Stories of William Faulkner by William Faulkner1951
The Man with the Golden Arm by Nelson Algren1950
Gone with the Wind1936

Longlist 110

WorkYear
Blackouts by Justin Torres2023
Chain-Gang All-Stars by Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah2023
Temple Folk by Aaliyah Bilal2023
This Other Eden by Paul Harding2023
The End of Drum-Time by Hanna Pylväinen2023
Ponyboy by Eliot Duncan2023
Loot by Tania James2023
Night Watch by Jayne Anne Phillips2023
A Council of Dolls by Mona Susan Power2023
Holler, Child: Stories by Latoya Watkins2023
The Rabbit Hutch by Tess Gunty2022
The Birdcatcher by Gayl Jones2022
The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories by Jamil Jan Kochai2022
All This Could Be Different by Sarah Thankam Mathews2022
The Town of Babylon by Alejandro Varela2022
When We Were Sisters by Fatimah Asghar2022
Shutter by Ramona Emerson2022
If I Survive You by Jonathan Escoffery2022
Nobody Gets Out Alive: Stories by Leigh Newman2022
Maria, Maria: & Other Stories by Marytza K. Rubio2022
Hell of a Book by Jason Mott2021
Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr2021
Matrix by Lauren Groff2021
Zorrie by Laird Hunt2021
The Prophets by Robert Jones Jr.2021
Abundance by Jakob Guanzon2021
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne Jeffers2021
Intimacies by Katie Kitamura2021
The Souvenir Museum: Stories by Elizabeth McCracken2021
Bewilderment by Richard Powers2021
Interior Chinatown by Charles Yu2020
Leave the World Behind by Rumaan Alam2020
A Children's Bible by Lydia Millet2020
The Secret Lives of Church Ladies by Deesha Philyaw2020
Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart2020
The Index of Self-Destructive Acts by Christopher Beha2020
The Vanishing Half by Brit Bennett2020
If I Had Two Wings: Stories by Randall Kenan2020
A Burning by Megha Majumdar2020
The Great Offshore Grounds: A novel by Vanessa Veselka2020
Trust Exercise by Susan Choi2019
Sabrina & Corina: Stories by Kali Fajardo-Anstine2019
Black Leopard, Red Wolf by Marlon James2019
The Other Americans by Laila Lalami2019
Disappearing Earth by Julia Phillips2019
Fleishman Is in Trouble by Taffy Brodesser-Akner2019
Black Light: Stories by Kimberly King Parsons2019
The Need by Helen Phillips2019
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous by Ocean Vuong2019
The Nickel Boys by Colson Whitehead2019
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez2018
A Lucky Man: Stories by Jamel Brinkley2018
Florida by Lauren Groff2018
Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson2018
The Great Believers by Rebecca Makkai2018
Gun Love by Jennifer Clement2018
The Boatbuilder by Daniel Gumbiner2018
An American Marriage by Tayari Jones2018
There There by Tommy Orange2018
Heads of the Colored People: Stories by Nafissa Thompson-Spires2018
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward2017
Dark at the Crossing by Elliot Ackerman2017
The Leavers by Lisa Ko2017
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee2017
Her Body and Other Parties: Stories by Carmen Maria Machado2017
The King Is Always Above the People: Stories by Daniel Alarcón2017
Miss Burma by Charmaine Craig2017
Manhattan Beach by Jennifer Egan2017
A Kind of Freedom by Margaret Wilkerson Sexton2017
Barren Island by Carol Zoref2017
The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead2016
The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder2016
News of the World by Paulette Jiles2016
The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan2016
Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson2016
What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell2016
Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett2016
The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie2016
Sweet Lamb of Heaven by Lydia Millet2016
Miss Jane by Brad Watson2016
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