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Susan Choi Wins the 2019 National Book Award

A huge congratulations goes out to Susan Choi for winning the 2019 National Book Award in Fiction for TRUST EXERCISE!

More praise for TRUST EXERCISE:

An April Indie Next pick + Kirkus Reviews Most Addictive Book of 2019 So Far + Entertainment Weekly Most Best Book of 2019 So Far + Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 + Kirkus Reviews Best Fiction of 2019 + 3 starred reviews!

“Choi’s superb, powerful fifth novel, after 2013’s MY EDUCATION, marries exquisite craft with topical urgency…. Fiercely intelligent, impeccably written, and observed with searing insight, this novel is destined to be a classic.”–Publishers Weekly, starred review

“[T]he writing (exquisite) and the observations (cuttingly accurate) make Choi’s latest both wrenching and one-of-a-kind. Never sentimental; always thrillingly alive.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“‘That whole thing about fiction not being the truth is a lie,’ one character admonishes another in Choi’s fifth, and finest, novel…. Literary deception rarely reads this well.”–Booklist, starred review

Also check out Susan Choi’s interviews with Vanity Fair and The New York Times.

2019 National Book Award Finalists

The finalists for the 2019 National Book Award have been announced, and FOUR Macmillan titles made the cut!

Translated Literature

DEATH IS HARD WORK by Khaled Khalifa, translated from the Arabic by Leri Price


DEAF REPUBLIC: Poems by Ilya Kaminsky
BE RECORDER: Poems by Carmen Giménez Smith



Winners will be announced on 11/20/19.