Today the National Book Foundation has announced the Poetry and the Nonfiction Longlists (the longlist for Fiction will be announced tomorrow).



  • One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy
    by Carol Anderson
    Purchase on Amazon
  • The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation
    by Colin G. Calloway
    Purchase on Amazon
  • Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan
    by Steve Coll
    Purchase on Amazon
  • Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War
    by Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple
    Purchase on Amazon
  • American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
    by Victoria Johnson
    Purchase on Amazon
  • The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life
    by David Quammen
    Purchase on Amazon
  • Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
    by Sarah Smarsh
    Purchase on Amazon
  • Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays)
    by Rebecca Solnit
    Purchase on Amazon
  • The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
    by Jeffrey C. Stewart
    Purchase on Amazon
  • We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights
    by Adam Winkler
    Purchase on Amazon
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