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Thursday, October 14, 2010

2010 National Book Award finalists (USA)

The 2010 National Book Award finalists have been announced:


* Peter Carey, Parrot and Olivier in America (Alfred A. Knopf)
* Jaimy Gordon, Lord of Misrule (McPherson & Co.)
* Nicole Krauss, Great House (W.W. Norton & Co.)
* Lionel Shriver, So Much for That (Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
* Karen Tei Yamashita, I Hotel (Coffee House Press)

Non Fiction

* Barbara Demick, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea (Spiegel & Grau, an imprint of The Random House Publishing Group)
* John W. Dower, Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq (W.W. Norton & Co/The New Press )
* Patti Smith, Just Kids (Ecco, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
* Justin Spring, Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
* Megan K. Stack, Every Man in This Village Is a Liar: An Education in War (Doubleday)


* Kathleen Graber, The Eternal City (Princeton University Press)
* Terrance Hayes, Lighthead (Viking Penguin)
* James Richardson, By the Numbers (Copper Canyon Press)
* C.D. Wright, One with Others (Copper Canyon Press)
* Monica Youn, Ignatz (Four Way Books)

Young People's Literature

* Paolo Bacigalupi, Ship Breaker (Little, Brown & Co.)
* Kathryn Erskine, Mockingbird (Philomel Books, a division of Penguin Young Readers Group)
* Laura McNeal, Dark Water (Alfred A. Knopf)
* Walter Dean Myers, Lockdown (Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
* Rita Williams-Garcia, One Crazy Summer (Amistad, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)

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