10 books on non-fiction long list for 2017 National Book Awards – USA TODAY
The National Book Foundation has announced the long list of 10 books for the 2017Ã‚Â National Book Award for non-fiction. Finalists will be revealed on Oct. 4.
Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Never Caught: The WashingtonsÃ¢Â€Â™ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge (Atria / 37 INK)
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Frances FitzGerald, The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America (Simon & Schuster)
James Forman, Jr., Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Masha Gessen, The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia (Riverhead)
David Grann, Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI (Doubleday)
Naomi Klein, No Is Not Enough: Resisting TrumpÃ¢Â€Â™s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need (Haymarket)
Nancy MacLean, Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical RightÃ¢Â€Â™s Stealth Plan for AmericaÃ‚Â (Viking)
Richard Rothstein, The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated AmericaÃ‚Â (Liveright)
Timothy B. Tyson, The Blood of Emmett Till (Simon & Schuster)
Kevin Young, Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake NewsÃ‚Â (Graywolf)
The National Book Award winners will be announced at a ceremony in New York on Nov. 15.
Colson Whitehead’s “The Underground Railroad” has won the National Book Award for fiction. The awards were presented Wednesday night during a dinner ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan, with Larry Wilmore serving as host. U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, who collaborated on a trilogy of graphic novels
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