The Pen/Faulkner Foundation has announced its finalists for this year’s Pen/Faulkner Award for Fiction, which honors fiction published by American authors in the previous year. The winner will be announced at a ceremony and dinner on May 14th at the Folger Shakespeare Library. The finalists are listed below, with links to Booklist reviews where available. For more information on the Pen/Faulkner Foundation, visit its website.
Delicious Foods, by James Hannaham
Mendocino Fire, by Elizabeth Tallent
Mr. and Mrs. Doctor, by Julie Iromuanya
The Sympathizer, by Viet Thanh Nguyen
The Water Museum, by Luis Alberto Urrea