The National Book Awards announced their longlists this week. Lauren Groff’s Florida, Tayari Jones’s An American Marriage, and Sigrid Nunez’s The Friend were longlisted for Fiction. David Quammen’s The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life was longlisted for Nonfiction. Elizabeth Partridge’s Boots on the Ground: America’s War in Vietnam was longlisted for Young People’s Literature.
For a complete list of longlisted titles, visit the National Book Foundation's website.