National Book Award Long Lists

The National Book Award Finalists are announced this Wednesday! Take a look at the titles that have made it to the long list this year. Now is your chance to take a best guess at which titles will make it to the finalists list. 

Notice something new? The NBA has debuted a category for literature in translation. Yippee! Find many staff favorites below:


FICTION

A Lucky Man: Stories By Jamel Brinkley Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781555978051
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: Graywolf Press - May 1st, 2018

Gun Love: A Novel By Jennifer Clement Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781524761684
Availability: UNAVAILABLE
Published: Hogarth - March 6th, 2018

Florida By Lauren Groff Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781594634512
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Riverhead Books - June 5th, 2018

The Boatbuilder By Daniel Gumbiner Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781944211554
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: McSweeney's - July 10th, 2018

Where the Dead Sit Talking By Brandon Hobson Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9781616958879
Availability: UNAVAILABLE
Published: Soho Press - February 20th, 2018

An American Marriage (Oprah's Book Club): A Novel By Tayari Jones Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9781616208776
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Algonquin Books - February 6th, 2018

The Great Believers By Rebecca Makkai Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780735223523
Availability: UNAVAILABLE
Published: Viking - June 19th, 2018

The Friend (National Book Award Winner): A Novel By Sigrid Nunez Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780735219441
Availability: BACKORDERED
Published: Riverhead Books - February 6th, 2018

There There: A novel By Tommy Orange Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780525520375
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Knopf - June 5th, 2018

Heads of the Colored People: Stories By Nafissa Thompson-Spires Cover Image
$23.00
ISBN: 9781501167997
Availability: UNAVAILABLE
Published: 37 Ink - April 10th, 2018


NONFICTION


One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by) Cover Image
By Carol Anderson, Dick Durbin (Foreword by)
$27.00
ISBN: 9781635571370
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - September 11th, 2018

The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation By Colin G. Calloway Cover Image
$37.99
ISBN: 9780190652166
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - April 6th, 2018

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan By Steve Coll Cover Image
$35.00
ISBN: 9781594204586
Availability: UNAVAILABLE
Published: Penguin Press - February 6th, 2018

Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War By Marwan Hisham, Molly Crabapple, Molly Crabapple (Illustrator) Cover Image
$28.00
ISBN: 9780399590627
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: One World - May 15th, 2018

American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic By Victoria Johnson Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781631494192
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Liveright - June 5th, 2018

The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life By David Quammen Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781476776620
Availability: UNAVAILABLE
Published: Simon & Schuster - August 14th, 2018

Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays) By Rebecca Solnit Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781608469468
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Haymarket Books - September 4th, 2018

The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke By Jeffrey C. Stewart Cover Image
$42.99
ISBN: 9780195089578
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Oxford University Press, USA - February 1st, 2018

We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights By Adam Winkler Cover Image
$28.95
ISBN: 9780871407122
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Liveright - February 27th, 2018


POETRY


Wobble (Wesleyan Poetry) By Rae Armantrout Cover Image
Unavailable from Brazos Bookstore
ISBN: 9780819578235
Availability: OUT OF PRINT - Not Available for Order
Published: Wesleyan University Press - October 10th, 2018

Feeld By Jos Charles Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781571315052
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Milkweed Editions - August 14th, 2018

Be With By Forrest Gander Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811226059
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: New Directions - August 28th, 2018

American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin (Penguin Poets) By Terrance Hayes Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143133186
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Penguin Books - June 19th, 2018

Museum of the Americas (Penguin Poets) By J. Michael Martinez Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780143133445
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: Penguin Books - October 2nd, 2018

Ghost Of By Diana Khoi Nguyen Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781632430526
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Omnidawn - April 3rd, 2018

Indecency By Justin Phillip Reed Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895149
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Coffee House Press - May 8th, 2018

Lo Terciario / The Tertiary By Raquel Salas Rivera Cover Image
Unavailable from Brazos Bookstore
ISBN: 9781937421274
Availability: OUT OF PRINT - Not Available for Order
Published: Timeless, Infinite Light - April 14th, 2018

Monument: Poems New and Selected By Natasha Trethewey Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781328507846
Availability: UNAVAILABLE
Published: Ecco - November 6th, 2018

Eye Level: Poems By Jenny Xie Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781555978020
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: Graywolf Press - April 3rd, 2018

 


LITERATURE IN TRANSLATION


Flights: Nobel Prize and Booker Prize Winner By Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft (Translated by) Cover Image
By Olga Tokarczuk, Jennifer Croft (Translated by)
$26.00
ISBN: 9780525534198
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: Riverhead Books - August 14th, 2018

The Emissary By Yoko Tawada, Margaret Mitsutani (Translated by) Cover Image
By Yoko Tawada, Margaret Mitsutani (Translated by)
$14.95
ISBN: 9780811227629
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: New Directions - April 24th, 2018

Trick By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator) Cover Image
By Domenico Starnone, Jhumpa Lahiri (Translator)
$16.00
ISBN: 9781609454449
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Europa Editions - March 6th, 2018

Wait, Blink: A Perfect Picture of Inner Life: A Novel By Gunnhild Øyehaug, Kari Dickson (Translated by) Cover Image
By Gunnhild Øyehaug, Kari Dickson (Translated by)
Unavailable from Brazos Bookstore
ISBN: 9780374285890
Availability: OUT OF PRINT - Not Available for Order
Published: Farrar, Straus and Giroux - June 5th, 2018

Love By Hanne Orstavik, Martin Aitken (Translated by) Cover Image
By Hanne Orstavik, Martin Aitken (Translated by)
$18.00
ISBN: 9780914671947
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Archipelago - February 13th, 2018

One Part Woman By Perumal Murugan, Aniruddhan Vasudevan (Translator) Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780802128805
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - October 9th, 2018

The Beekeeper: Rescuing the Stolen Women of Iraq By Dunya Mikhail, Max Weiss (Translated by) Cover Image
By Dunya Mikhail, Max Weiss (Translated by)
$16.95
ISBN: 9780811226127
Availability: Unlikely to Be Available
Published: New Directions - March 27th, 2018

Comemadre By Roque Larraquy, Heather Cleary (Translator) Cover Image
By Roque Larraquy, Heather Cleary (Translator)
$16.95
ISBN: 9781566895156
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Coffee House Press - July 10th, 2018

Disoriental By Négar Djavadi, Tina Kover (Translator) Cover Image
By Négar Djavadi, Tina Kover (Translator)
$18.00
ISBN: 9781609454517
Availability: NOT ON OUR SHELVES. Usually Arrives in 4-7 Business Days
Published: Europa Editions - April 17th, 2018

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