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National Book Award for Nonfiction 2018 Longlist Announced


The National Book Foundation has announced the 2018 longlist for the National Book Award in nonfiction. To follow are their selections, with titles linked to their Booklist reviews when available. Stay tuned for tomorrow’s fiction announcement!


American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic, by Victoria Johnson

Brothers of the Gun: A Memoir of the Syrian War, by Marwan Hisham and Molly Crabapple

Call Them by Their True Names: American Crises (and Essays), by Rebecca Solnit

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan, by Steve Coll

Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth, by Sarah Smarsh

The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation, by Colin G. Calloway

The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke, by Jeffrey C. Stewart

One Person, No Vote: How Voter Suppression Is Destroying Our Democracy, by Carol Anderson

The Tangled Tree: A Radical New History of Life, by David Quammen

We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights, by Adam Winkler



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