Wednesday, October 15, 2008

National Book Award Nominees

This is only a partial list, full list available at site in the link in the post title. I've read Laurie Halse Anderson and was quite impressed. The finalists will announced in mid November.


Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project

Rachel Kushner, Telex from Cuba

Peter Matthiessen, Shadow Country

Marilynne Robinson, Home

Salvatore Scibona, The End

Young Adult Literature

Laurie Halse Anderson, Chains

Kathi Appelt, The Underneath

Judy Blundell, What I Saw and How I Lied

E. Lockhart, The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks

Tim Tharp, The Spectacular Now

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