The National Book Award celebrates the year's best American fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult literature. The 2015 National Book Award Shortlist was announced today.
Refund: Stories by Karen E. Bender
Fates & Furies by Lauren Groff
Fortune Smiles: Stories by Adam Johnson
A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Hold Still: a Memoir with Photographs by Sally Mann
Ordinary Light: a Memoir by Tracy K. Smith
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay
How to Be Drawn by Terrance Hayes
Voyage of the Sable Venus and Other Poems by Robin Coste Lewis
Bright Dead Things by Ada Limón
Elegy for a Broken Machine by Patrick Phillips
Young People's Literature
The Thing About Jellyfish by Ali Benjamin
Bone Gap by Laura Ruby
Most Dangerous: Daniel Ellsberg and the Secret History of the Vietnam War by Steve Sheinkin
Challenger Deep by Neal Shusterman, illustrations by Brendan Shusterman
Nimona by Noelle Stevenson
The four National Book Award winners will be announced on November, 18, 2015.
Are you looking for more great books? Try the National Book Award Longlist.