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FINALISTS

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X

Les Payne 
Tamara Payne

Liveright / W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

Unworthy Republic: The Dispossession of Native Americans and the Road to Indian Territory

Claudio Saunt

W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers

Jenn Shapland

Tin House Books More about this book >

The Undocumented Americans

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

One World / Penguin Random House More about this book >

How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

Jerald Walker

Mad Creek Books / The Ohio State University Press More about this book >

LONGLIST

Is Rape a Crime?: A Memoir, an Investigation, and a Manifesto

Michelle Bowdler

Flatiron Books / Macmillan Publishers More about this book >

If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future

Jill Lepore

Liveright / W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

Owls of the Eastern Ice: A Quest to Find and Save the World’s Largest Owl

Jonathan C. Slaght

Farrar, Straus and Giroux / Macmillan Publishers More about this book >

Afropessimism

Frank B. Wilderson III

Liveright / W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents

Isabel Wilkerson

Random House / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Judges
James Goodman
James Goodman
Yunte Huang
Yunte Huang
Hannah Oliver Depp
Hannah Oliver Depp
David Treuer
David Treuer
Terry Tempest Williams
Terry Tempest Williams
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