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2017 Leonard Prize Finalists Announced

2017 Leonard Prize Finalists Announced

Last night, the National Book Critics Circle announced this year’s finalists for the John Leonard Prize, awarded to a first book in any genre. The winner will be revealed in January. This year’s finalists include four novels, a collection of short stories, and a book of poems. (Read our interview with finalist Julie Buntin here.) […]

Leonard Prize Shortlist Announced

Leonard Prize Shortlist Announced

Last night, the National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for the John Leonard prize, their award for first books. Here they are, linked to their Booklist reviews:  The Girls, by Emma Cline  Grief Is the Thing with Feathers, by Max Porter Here Comes the Sun, by Nicole Dennis-Benn Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi  The Nix, by Nathan […]