Today, the National Book Foundation announced its 2015 Longlist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction. The 10 titles are listed below and linked to their Booklist review when available. Finalists will be announced on October 14th.
Between the World and Me, by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Hold Still: A Memoir with Photographs, by Sally Mann
Love and Other Ways of Dying, Michael Paterniti
Mourning Lincoln, Martha Hodes
Ordinary Light: A Memoir, by Tracy K. Smith
Paradise of the Pacific: Approaching Hawaii, by Susanna Moore
Rain: A Natural and Cultural History, by Cynthia Barnett
Travels in Vermeer: A Memoir, by Michael White
The judges for this year’s Nonfiction category are Diane Ackerman, John D’Agata, Patricia Hill Collins, Paul Holdengräber, and Adrienne Mayor.
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