‘Scuse us while we celebrate: we’ve got TEN nominees on the 2014 National Book Awards longlist!
Longlist for Nonfiction
CAN’T WE TALK ABOUT SOMETHING MORE PLEASANT by Roz Chast (Bloomsbury)
NO GOOD MEN AMONG THE LIVING: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes by Anand Gopal (Metropolitan Books/Henry Holt)
AGE OF AMBITION: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in New China by Evan Osnos (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Longlist for Poetry
FAITHFUL AND VIRTUOUS NIGHT by Louise Glück (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
SECOND CHILDHOOD by Fanny Howe (Graywolf Press)
THIS BLUE by Maureen N. McLane (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
CITIZEN: An American Lyric by Claudia Rankine (Graywolf Press)
THE ROAD TO EMMAUS by Spencer Reese (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Finalists for the award will be announced on October 15 and the winners on November 19. Congratulations to all nominees!