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2018 PEN Literary Awards Longlist

The PEN American Center announced the longlists for the 2018 PEN Literary Awards and they include 10 Macmillan titles:

PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction
HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES by Carmen Maria Machado
THE RESURRECTION OF JOAN ASHBY by Cherise Wolas

PEN Open Book Award (For an exceptional book-length work of literature by an author of color published in 2017)
LESSONS ON EXPULSION: Poems by Erika L. Sanchez

PEN Translation Prize
THE IMPOSSIBLE FAIRY TALE by Han Yujoo

PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
THE ART OF DEATH: Writing the Final Story by Edwidge Danticat
FLANEUSE: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice, and London by Lauren Elkin

PEN/Jacqueline Bograd Weld Award for Biography
THE TRIALS OF A SCOLD: The Incredible True Story of Writer Anne Royall by Jeff Biggers
YOU SAY TO BRICK: The Life of Louis Kahn by Wendy Lesser
HOUSMAN COUNTRY: Into the Heart of England by Peter Parker

PEN/E.O. Wilson Literary Science Writing Award
THE BUTCHERING ART: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris

The finalists will be revealed later this month and the winners will be announced on February 20.

To see all the longlists, click here. Congrats to the nominees!

Murder, Medicine, and a Female Longmire

Happy #ThrillerThursday to:

THE BUTCHERING ART: Joseph Lister’s Quest to Transform the Grisly World of Victorian Medicine by Lindsey Fitzharris
A Publishers Weekly Fall 2017 Top 10 Science Book with two starred reviews! “British science writer Fitzharris slices into medical history with this excellent biography of Joseph Lister… She infuses her thoughtful and finely crafted examination of this revolution with the same sense of wonder and compassion Lister himself brought to his patients, colleagues, and students.” Publishers Weekly, starred review

DARK SIGNAL by Shannon Baker
The second thrilling Kate Fox novel from critically acclaimed author Shannon Baker, starring a female Longmire. “Set in the Sandhills of western Nebraska, a landscape populated with cattle and windmills, this sophomore effort will appeal to readers who appreciate regional mysteries for their atmosphere.” — Library Journal readmoreremove

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