2020 National Book Award Longlist + Finalists

The 2020 National Book Award longlists have been announced, and 5 Macmillan titles are in the running!

Update: And now 2 titles are finalists!

Nonfiction

IS RAPE A CRIME?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto by Michelle Bowdler
OWLS OF THE EASTERN ICE: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl by Jonathan C. Slaght

Translated Literature

THE FAMILY CLAUSE by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, translated from the Swedish by Alice Menzies (FINALIST)

Poetry

GUILLOTINE: Poems by Eduardo C. Corral
POSTCOLONIAL LOVE POEM: Poems by Natalie Diaz (FINALIST)

The five finalists for each award will be named on October 6, and the winners for each will be announced during a virtual ceremony on November 18.

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