Looking for a good book to read? These 2014 National Book Award Finalists might be just what you're looking for.
- Roz Chast, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
- Anand Gopal, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes
- John Lahr, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
- Evan Osnos, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
- Edward O. Wilson, The Meaning of Human Existence
- Louise Glück, Faithful and Virtuous Night
- Fanny Howe, Second Childhood
- Maureen N. McLane, This Blue
- Fred Moten, The Feel Trio
- Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric
Young People's Literature:
- Eliot Schrefer, Threatened
- Steve Sheinkin, The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights
- John Corey Whaley, Noggin
- Deborah Wiles, Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two
- Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming
For more information about the finalists and the longlist, visit the National Book Foundation.