National Book Awards Longlist For Nonfiction Announced, 10 Contenders on List
From the National Book Awards Announcement:
The National Book Foundation announces the Longlist for the 2014 National Book Award for Nonfiction.
Finalists will be revealed on October 15.
The Nonfiction Longlist includes the first cartoonist to be honored by the National Book Awards in the adult categories (three graphic novels have been Finalists in the Young People’s Literature category), a Pulitzer Prize Winner, and several distinguished historians.
2014 Longlist for Nonfiction
Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House
No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes
Metropolitan Books/ Henry Holt and Company
The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941 – 1942
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Simon & Schuster
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
W.W. Norton & Company
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Ronald C. Rosbottom
When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944
Little, Brown and Company/ Hachette Book Group
Nature’s God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
W.W. Norton & Company
Edward O. Wilson
The Meaning of Human Existence
Liveright Publishing Corporation/ W.W. Norton & Company
The complete announcement includes brief bios of each finalist.
See Also: 2014 National Book Awards Longlist For Poetry
See Also: 2014 National Book Awards Longlist for For Young People’s Literature
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