Books on race and politics lead the longlist for the National Book Award in nonfiction – Los Angeles Times

The 10 finalists for the National Book Award in nonfiction have been announced. They include four books directly addressing the history of race relations between blacks and whites in America; two that consider conservative forces in American culture; and one, by Naomi Klein, that advocates for progressive action during Donald Trump’s presidency.

Here is the complete list:

“Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge” by Erica Armstrong Dunbar Published by Atria / 37 INK / Simon & Schuster

“The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America” by Frances FitzGerald Published by Simon & Schuster

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