Presenting the five finalists for the 2018 National Book Awards published by Penguin Random House
- FLORIDA by Lauren Groff (Riverhead Books, Penguin Audio)
- THE GREAT BELIEVERS by Rebecca Makkai (Viking Books, Penguin Audio)
- THE FRIEND by Sigrid Nunez (Riverhead Books, Penguin Audio)
- AMERICAN SONNETS FOR MY PAST AND FUTURE ASSASSIN by Terrance Hayes (Penguin Books)
- FLIGHTS by Olga Tokarczuk, Translated by Jennifer Croft (Riverhead Books, Penguin Audio)
And, from our Penguin Random House Publisher Services clients:
- Fiction: Where the Dead Sit Talking by Brandon Hobson (Soho Press)
- Young People’s Literature: The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge by M. T. Anderson and Eugene Yelchin (Candlewick Press)
There are five shortlisted titles in each group, selected by a respective panel of judges, who will choose the winners the day of the annual National Book Foundation Awards dinner, to be held on Wednesday, November 14 in Manhattan.
Congratulations to these nominees!