Today, the National Book Foundation announced its 2015 Longlist for the National Book Award for Fiction. The 10 titles are listed below and linked to their Booklist review when available. Finalists will be announced on October 14th.
A Cure for Suicide, by Jesse Ball
Did You Ever Have a Family, by Bill Clegg
Fates and Furies, by Lauren Groff
Fortune Smiles: Stories, by Adam Johnson
Honeydew, by Edith Pearlman
A Little Life, by Hanya Yanagihara
Mislaid, by Nell Zink
Refund: Stories, by Karen E. Bender
The Turner House, by Angela Flournoy
Welcome to Braggsville, by T. Geronimo Johnson
This year’s judges for fiction are Daniel Alarcon, Sarah Bagby, Jeffery Renard Allen, Laura Lippman, and David L. Ulin.
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