James, Lalami, Vuong, Whitehead Among 8 PRH Fiction NBA Longlisters

By Candice Chaplin | September 20 2019 | Award WinnersFictionPromo Opportunity

The September 20th selection of eight works of longlisted Fiction published by Penguin Random House imprints completes the week-long unveiling of the semi-finalists for the 2019 National Book Awards. We have a total of 17  books in the running.

Fiction longlisters are below. For a complete list of NBA winners throughout history:

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf
978-0-7352-2017-1
"A fantasy world as well-realized as anything Tolkien made." --Neil Gaiman "Gripping, action-packed....The literary equivalent of a Marvel Comics universe." --Michiko Kakutani, The New York Times The epic novel, an African Game of Thrones, from the Man Booker Prize-winning author of A Brief History of Seven Killings
$30.00 US
Feb 05, 2019
Hardcover
Riverhead Books
US, Opn Mkt (no CAN)

The Other Americans
A Novel
978-1-5247-4714-5
***2019 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALIST*** ***FINALIST FOR THE KIRKUS PRIZE*** From the Pulitzer Prize finalist and author of The Moor's Account, here is a timely and powerful new novel about the suspicious death of a Moroccan immigrant--at once a family saga, a murder mystery, and a love story, informed by the treacherous fault lines of American culture.
$25.95 US
Mar 26, 2019
Hardcover
Pantheon
US, Canada, Open Mkt

Black Light
Stories
978-0-525-56350-1
This debut story collection is a love letter to Texas's most scrappy, beastly, and strange and a paean to characters who dare furiously to dream despite being trapped in places devoid of hope.
$15.00 US
Aug 13, 2019
Paperback
Vintage
US, Canada, Open Mkt

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
A Novel
978-0-525-56202-3
The brilliant, New York Times bestselling debut that has taken the literary world by storm: Award-winning poet Ocean Vuong's debut novel, a sweeping and shattering portrait of a family, and a testament to the redemptive power of storytelling
$26.00 US
Jun 04, 2019
Hardcover
Penguin Press
US, Canada, Open Mkt

The Nickel Boys (Winner 2020 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction)
A Novel
978-0-385-53707-0
NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER NATIONAL BOOK CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD FINALIST ONE OF TIME MAGAZINE'S 10 BEST FICTION BOOKS OF THE DECADE WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD In this bravura follow-up to the Pulitzer Prize, and National Book Award-winning #1 New York Times bestseller The Underground Railroad, Colson Whitehead brilliantly dramatizes another strand of American history through the story of two boys sentenced to a hellish reform school in Jim Crow-era Florida.
$24.95 US
Jul 16, 2019
Hardcover
Doubleday
US, Opn Mkt (no CAN)