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2018 National Book Awards Longlist for Fiction: Today in Books

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2018 National Book Awards Longlist For Fiction

It’s here! The National Book Foundation announced the 10 books that made it onto the NBA longlist. They include An American Marriage by Tayari Jones, Florida by Lauren Groff, and There There by Tommy Orange. Take a look at the full list, and the list of judges, here.

My White Classmates Told Me Black Girls Don’t Read

At Hello Giggles, Genelle Levy wrote on her experiences as a reader and a high-achieving student–one of few black students at a predominantly white private school. It’s an excellent read about coding, especially in regards to intellectual and bookish pursuits. And it’s a reminder of the importance of diverse stories. Give it a read.

Ann Patchett Novel Gets Series Adaptation

In adaptation news, Ann Patchett’s State of Wonder will be adapted into a series. The book follows Dr. Marina Singh who journeys into the Amazon rain forest in search of her missing mentor.


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