Friday, October 29, 2004

NBA Finalists

Here are the nominees for the National Book Award:

Young People's Lit:

Deb Caletti Honey, Baby, Sweetheart
Pete Hautman Godless
Sheila P. Moses The Legend of Buddy Bush
Julie Anne Peters Luna: A Novel


Kevin Boyle Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
David Hackett Fischer Washington's Crossing
Jennifer Gonnerman Life on the Outside: The Prison Odyssey of Elaine Bartlett
Stephen Greenblatt Will in the World: How Shakespeare Became ShakespeareThe 9/11 Commission The 9/11 Commission Report


William Heyen Shoah Train
Donald Justice Collected Poems
Carl Phillips The Rest of Love
Cole Swensen Goest
Jean Valentine Door in the Mountain: New and Collected Poems


Sarah Shun-lien Bynum Madeleine is Sleeping
Christine Schutt Florida
Joan Silber Ideas of Heaven: A Ring of Stories
Lily Tuck The News from Paraguay
Kate Walbert Our Kind: A Novel in Stories

I have to say I haven't read any of these, and have only even heard of a couple. Feel free to comment if you've read any of them.


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