NBA’s Longlist for Fiction Revealed

By Dianna Dilworth 

The National Book Foundation has unveiled the longlist for fiction for the 2016 National Book Awards.

Finalists will be revealed on October 13 and winners will be revealed at the National Book Awards ceremony in New York on November 16th. Here is more from the press release:

The Fiction Longlist includes a former National Book Award Winner for Young People’s Literature and two titles by former National Book Award Finalists for Fiction. The list also includes three Pulitzer Prize finalists. One title is currently shortlisted for the 2016 Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction and another was recently selected for Oprah’s Book Club. There is one debut novel on the list.

We’ve got the entire list for you after the jump.

 2016 National Book Awards Longlist for Fiction

Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Sweet Lamb of Heaven by Lydia Millet

What Belongs to You by Garth Greenwell

Another Brooklyn by Jacqueline Woodson

The Portable Veblen by Elizabeth McKenzie

Imagine Me Gone by Adam Haslett

The Throwback Special by Chris Bachelder

Miss Jane by Brad Watson

News of the World by Paulette Jiles

The Association of Small Bombs by Karan Mahajan