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An American Marriage

Women's Prize for Fiction 2019

by Tayari Jones Algonquin Books (February 06, 2018)

A NEW YORK TIMES AND WASHINGTON POST NOTABLE BOOK

A 2018 BEST OF THE YEAR SELECTION OF NPR  * TIME  * BUSTLE  * O, THE OPRAH MAGAZINE  * THE DALLAS MORNING NEWS  * AMAZON.COM

OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB 2018 SELECTION...


Census

Gordon Burn Prize 2018

by Jesse Ball Ecco (March 06, 2018)

NAMED A RECOMMENDED BOOK OF 2018 BY

The New York Times The Chicago Reader Nylon   The Boston Globe • The Huffington Post • The Rumpus   The AV Club • Southern Living • The Millions...


Frederick Douglass

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Biography 2018

by David W. Blight Simon & Schuster (October 16, 2018)

**Winner of the 2019 Pulitzer Prize in History**

*Winner of the Bancroft, Parkman, Los Angeles Times (biography), Lincoln, Plutarch, and Christopher Awards*

Named one of the Best Books of 2018 by The New York...


Heads of the Colored People

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2018

by Nafissa Thompson-Spires Simon & Schuster (April 10, 2018)

*Winner of the PEN Open Book Award*

*Winner of the Whiting Award*

*Longlisted for the 2018 National Book Award and Aspen Words Literary Prize*

*Nominated for the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize*

*Finalist for...


Slip of a Fish

Northern Book Prize 2018

by Amy Arnold And Other Stories (November 01, 2018)

Ash collects words, climbs trees and swims in a deserted lake with her beloved seven-year-old, Charlie. Bemused by everyday life, she has a rich and singular interior world. Over the course of a relentlessly...


The Poet X

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 2018, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2018

by Elizabeth Acevedo HarperTeen (March 06, 2018)

National Book Award Winner!

Fans of Jacqueline Woodson, Meg Medina, and Jason Reynolds will fall hard for this astonishing New York Times-bestselling novel-in-verse by an award-winning slam poet, about an Afro-Latina...


She Rides Shotgun

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best First Novel 2018

by Jordan Harper Ecco (June 06, 2017)

*WINNER OF A 2018 EDGAR AWARD FOR BEST DEBUT NOVEL*

*WINNER OF AN ALEX AWARD FROM THE ALA*

NAMED A BEST BOOK OF 2017 BY St. Louis Post-Dispatch • Booklist

A propulsive, gritty novel about a girl marked for death...


Mama Amazonica

Ondaatje Prize 2018

by Pascale Petit Bloodaxe Books (September 28, 2017)

Mama Amazonica is set in a psychiatric ward and in the Amazon rainforest, an asylum for animals on the brink of extinction. It reveals the story of Pascale Petit’s mentally ill mother and the consequences...


Vanished!

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Juvenile 2018

by James Ponti Aladdin (August 22, 2017)

An Edgar Award Winner for Juvenile Fiction

Perfect for mystery buffs with “elements of Alex Rider, James Bond, and Sherlock Holmes,” (School Library Journal) the Framed! series stars the only kid on the FBI...


The Gift

Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Fiction 2018

by Barbara Browning Coffee House Press (April 17, 2017)

In the midst of Occupy, Barbara Andersen begins spamming people indiscriminately with ukulele covers of sentimental songs. A series of inappropriate intimacies ensued, including an erotically charged correspondence...


Punishing Disease

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Studies 2018

by Trevor Hoppe University of California Press (November 10, 2017)

From the very beginning of the epidemic, AIDS was linked to punishment. Calls to punish people living with HIV – mostly stigmatized minorities – began before doctors could even name the disease. Punitive...


Like Water

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult 2018

by Rebecca Podos Balzer + Bray (October 17, 2017)

~Winner of the Lambda Literary Award for the best LGBT YA novel of 2017~

An unforgettable story of two girls navigating the unknowable waters of identity, millennial anxiety, and first love, from the acclaimed...


Hunger

Lambda Literary Award for Bisexual Non-Fiction 2018

by Roxane Gay Harper (June 13, 2017)

From the New York Times bestselling author of Bad Feminist: a searingly honest memoir of food, weight, self-image, and learning how to feed your hunger while taking care of yourself.

“I ate and ate and ate...


Counternarratives

Republic of Consciousness Prize 2017

by John Keene Fitzcarraldo Editions (April 06, 2016)

Ranging from the seventeenth century to our current moment, and crossing multiple continents, Counternarratives' stories and novellas draw upon memoirs, newspaper accounts, detective stories, interrogation transcripts,...


The Others

Believer Book Award 2017

by Matthew Rohrer Wave Books (April 10, 2017)

A gripping, eerie, and hilarious novel-in-verse from poet Matthew Rohrer. In a Russian-doll of fictional episodes, we follow a midlevel publishing assistant over the course of a day as he encounters ghost stories,...


Goblin

Saltire Award for Scottish First Book of the Year 2017

by Ever Dundas Freight Books (May 18, 2017)

Ian McEwan's Atonement meets Guillermo del Toro's Pan's Labyrinth in this extraordinary debut.


Golden Hill

Desmond Elliott Prize 2017, Ondaatje Prize 2017

by Francis Spufford Scribner (June 27, 2017)

A Wall Street Journal Top Ten Fiction Book of 2017 * A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year * A Seattle Times Favorite Book of 2017 * An NPR Best Book of 2017 * A Kirkus Reviews Best Historical Fiction...


The Remedy

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Anthology 2017

by Zena Sharman Arsenal Pulp Press (October 24, 2016)

To remedy means to heal, to cure, to set right, to make reparations.

The Remedy invites writers and readers to imagine what we need to create healthy, resilient, and thriving LGBTQ communities. This anthology...


play dead

Lambda Literary Award for Lesbian Poetry 2017

by francine j. harris Alice James Books (April 18, 2016)

"This book talks smack. This book chews with its open mouth full of the juiciest words, the most indigestible images. This book undoes me. . . . francine j. harris brilliantly ransacks the poet's toolkit, assembling...


Thief in the Interior

Lambda Literary Award for Gay Poetry 2017

by Phillip B. Williams Alice James Books (January 18, 2016)

Inspired by a young man's brutal murder in Brooklyn, these poems bring forth raw racial dialogue essential to today's culture.


Girl Mans Up

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Children's/Young Adult 2017

by M-E Girard HarperCollins (September 06, 2016)

Lambda Literary Award Winner * Entertainment Weekly Best YA Book of 2016 * Children’s Book Council Books Best Book of 2016 * Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Coming-of-Age Novel of 2016 and Best Teen Book of 2016...


Long Way Down

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Young Adult Novel 2018, Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature 2017

by Jason Reynolds Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (October 24, 2017)

“An intense snapshot of the chain reaction caused by pulling a trigger.” —Booklist (starred review)

“Astonishing.” —Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“A tour de force.” —Publishers Weekly (starred...


A Book of American Martyrs

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Mystery/Thriller 2017

by Joyce Carol Oates Ecco (February 07, 2017)

“Oates’ American saga captivates because it exists within an actual drama playing out across the country...Martyrs is a graceful and excruciating story of two families who do not live very far apart, but...


Improvement

PEN/Faulkner Award 2018, National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2017

by Joan Silber Counterpoint (November 01, 2017)

The splendid new novel by the critically acclaimed author of Fools and Ideas of Heaven, a Finalist for the National Book Award

One of our most gifted writers of fiction returns with a bold and piercing novel...


The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

National Book Critics Circle Award for General Non-fiction 2017

by Frances FitzGerald Simon & Schuster (April 04, 2017)

* Winner of the 2017 National Book Critics Circle Award

* National Book Award Finalist

* Time magazine Top 10 Nonfiction Book of the Year

* New York Times Notable Book

* Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2017...


Far from the Tree

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 2017

by Robin Benway HarperTeen (October 03, 2017)

National Book Award Winner and New York Times Bestseller!

Perfect for fans of NBC's "This Is Us," Robin Benway’s beautiful interweaving story of three very different teenagers connected by blood explores the...


Sing, Unburied, Sing: A Novel

National Book Award for Fiction 2017

by Jesmyn Ward Scribner (September 05, 2017)

WINNER of the NATIONAL BOOK AWARD and A NEW YORK TIMES TOP 10 BEST BOOK OF THE YEAR

A finalist for the Kirkus Prize, Andrew Carnegie Medal, Aspen Words Literary Prize, and a New York Times bestseller, this majestic,...


What Have We Done: The Moral Injury of Our Longest Wars

Dayton Literary Peace Prize for Nonfiction 2017

by David Wood Little, Brown and Company (November 01, 2016)

Winner of the 2017 Dayton Literary Peace Prize

From Pulitzer Prize-­winning journalist David Wood, a battlefield view of moral injury, the signature wound of America's 21st century wars.

Most Americans are now...


The Obelisk Gate

The Broken Earth #2

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2017

by N. K. Jemisin ORBIT (August 16, 2016)

Winner of the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel

"Magnificent" - NPR

The acclaimed sequel to the bestselling The Fifth Season, winner of the 2016 Hugo Award for Best Novel, and a New York Times Notable Book of 2015....


"No One Helped"

Lambda Literary Award for LGBTQ Non-Fiction 2016

by Marcia M. Gallo Cornell University Press (April 09, 2015)

In "No One Helped" Marcia M. Gallo examines one of America's most infamous true-crime stories: the 1964 rape and murder of Catherine “Kitty” Genovese in a middle-class neighborhood of Queens, New York....


Nevernight (The Nevernight Chronicle, Book 1)

Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy novel 2016

by Jay Kristoff HarperVoyager (July 25, 2016)

Fom New York Times bestselling author, Jay Kristoff, comes a dangerous new fantasy world and a heroine edged in darkness.

Mia Corvere is only ten years old when she is given her first lesson in death.

Destined...


The Fifth Season

The Broken Earth #1

Hugo Award for Best Novel 2016

by N. K. Jemisin ORBIT (August 04, 2015)

"Intricate and extraordinary." - New York Times on The Fifth Season (A New York Times Notable Book of 2015)

WINNER OF THE HUGO AWARD FOR BEST NOVEL 2016

This is the way the world ends...for the last time.

A season...


LaRose

National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction 2016

by Louise Erdrich Harper (May 10, 2016)

Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award in Fiction

Finalist for the 2017 PEN Faulkner Award

In this literary masterwork, Louise Erdrich, the bestselling author of the National Book Award-winning The...


As Brave As You

Kirkus Prize for Young Readers' Literature 2016

by Jason Reynolds Atheneum/Caitlyn Dlouhy Books (May 03, 2016)

Kirkus Award Finalist

Schneider Family Book Award Winner

Coretta Scott King Author Honor Book

When two brothers decide to prove how brave they are, everything backfires—literally—in this “pitch-perfect...


The Long and Faraway Gone

Edgar Allan Poe Award Best Paperback Original 2016

by Lou Berney William Morrow Paperbacks (February 10, 2015)

WINNER OF THE EDGAR AWARD, THE MACAVITY AWARD, THE ANTHONY AWARD, AND THE BARRY AWARD FOR BEST PAPERBACK ORIGINAL

NOMINATED FOR THE 2015 LA TIMES BOOK PRIZE

With the compelling narrative tension and psychological...


Delicious Foods: A Novel

PEN/Faulkner Award 2016

by James Hannaham Little, Brown and Company (March 17, 2015)

WINNER OF THE 2016 PEN/FAULKNER AWARD FOR FICTION WINNER OF THE HURSTON/WRIGHT LEGACY FICTION AWARD

FINALIST FOR THE 2016 DAYTON LITERARY PEACE PRIZE

FINALIST FOR THE LOS ANGELES TIMES PRIZE FOR FICTION

NOTABLE...


My Shoes Are Killing Me

Governor General's Award for Poetry 2015

by Robyn Sarah Biblioasis (March 16, 2015)

Winner of the 2015 Governor General's Award for Poetry

Winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Literary Award for Poetry

In My Shoes are Killing Me, poet Robyn Sarah reflects on the passing of time, the fleetingness...


You Don't Have to Live Like This

James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction 2015

by Benjamin Markovits Harper (July 07, 2015)

A frighteningly prescient novel of today’s America—one man’s story of a racially charged real estate experiment in Detroit, Michigan.

“You get in the habit of living a certain kind of life, you keep going...


Debris

Trillium Book Award 2015

by Kevin Hardcastle Biblioasis (September 29, 2015)

Winner of the 2016 Trillium Book Award

Finalist for the 2016 Kobo Emerging Writer Prize

Nominated for the 2015 Danuta Gleed Literary Award

One of Quill & Quire’s Books of the Year, 2015

One of 49th Shelf's Books...


A God in Ruins: A Novel

Costa Book Award for Best Novel 2015

by Kate Atkinson Little, Brown and Company (May 05, 2015)

One of the Best Books of 2015--TIME, NPR, Washington Post, The Chicago Tribune, The Christian Science Monitor, The Seattle Times, The Kansas City Star, Kirkus, Bookpage, Hudson Booksellers, AARP

The stunning...


Challenger Deep

National Book Award for Young People's Literature 2015

by Neal Shusterman & Brendan Shusterman HarperTeen (April 21, 2015)

National Book Award and Golden Kite Award Winner

A captivating novel about mental illness that lingers long beyond the last page, Challenger Deep is a heartfelt tour de force by New York Times bestselling...


All the Light We Cannot See: A Novel

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 2015

by Anthony Doerr Scribner (February 21, 2014)

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE

From the highly acclaimed, multiple award-winning Anthony Doerr, the beautiful, stunningly ambitious instant New York Times bestseller about a blind French girl and a German boy...


When Everything Feels like the Movies (Governor General's Literary Award winner, Children's Literature)

The Shining Girls: A Novel

August Derleth Award 2014

by Lauren Beukes Mulholland Books (June 04, 2013)

THE GIRL WHO WOULDN'T DIE HUNTS THE KILLER WHO SHOULDN'T EXIST.

The future is not as loud as war, but it is relentless. It has a terrible fury all its own."

Harper Curtis is a killer who stepped out of the past....


The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Current Interest 2014

by Jeff Hobbs Scribner (September 23, 2014)

An instant New York Times bestseller, named a best book of the year by The New York Times Book Review, Amazon, and Entertainment Weekly, among others, this celebrated account of a young African-American man...


Faces in the Crowd

Art Seidenbaum Award for First Fiction 2014

by Valeria Luiselli & Christina Macsweeney Coffee House Press (April 21, 2014)

Collapsing narratives and the perils of translation from "one of the most important new voices in Mexican writing." (Alma Guillermoprieto)


The Blazing World: A Novel

Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction 2014

by Siri Hustvedt Simon & Schuster (March 11, 2014)

Named one of the New York Times Book Review’s 100 Notable Books of the Year ** Publishers Weekly’s Best Fiction Books of 2014 ** NPR Best Books of 2014 ** Kirkus Reviews Best Literary Fiction Books of 2014...


Snow Hunters: A Novel

NYPL Young Lions Fiction Award 2014

by Paul Yoon Simon & Schuster (August 06, 2013)

Winner of the Young Lions Fiction Award, Snow Hunters is “a subtle, elegant, poignant read” (Oprah.com), featuring a Korean War refugee who emigrates to Brazil to become a tailor’s apprentice and confronts...


Elizabeth Is Missing

Costa Book Award for Best First Novel 2014

by Emma Healey Harper (June 10, 2014)

HOW DO YOU SOLVE A MYSTERY WHEN YOU CAN'T REMEMBER THE CLUES?

In this darkly riveting debut novel—a sophisticated psychological mystery that is also an heartbreakingly honest meditation on memory, identity,...


To Rise Again at a Decent Hour: A Novel

Dylan Thomas Prize 2014

by Joshua Ferris Little, Brown and Company (May 13, 2014)

Shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize, this big, brilliant, profoundly observed novel by National Book Award Finalist Joshua Ferris explores the absurdities of modern life and one man's search for meaning.

Paul...