National Book Awards 2014 Longlist Nominees For Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry And Young People's Literature

September 17, 2014 9:35 PM

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National Book Awards 2014 Longlist Nominees For Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry And Young People's Literature

This year's National Book Award longlist nominees include a blend of critical darlings and fresh faces. Pulitzer Prize and National Book Critics Circle Award winner Louise Glück received a nod for her latest poetry collection, and the long-venerated E.O. Wilson was nominated for his nonfiction title The Meaning of Human Existence.

Of the fiction nominees, two are previous National Book Award finalists, and one is a former winner. Three are debut authors, including Molly Antopol, whose The UnAmericans chronicles political dissidents and Israeli soldiers struggling to find meaning in their familial relationships. The theme of w...

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