The National Book Award longlists were announced this week. Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing was shortlisted for Fiction, and Frances FitzGerald’s The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America was shortlisted for Nonfiction. The winners will be announced at the National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony on November 15.

For the complete list of finalists, please visit the National Book Foundation's website.