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FINALISTS

High as the Waters Rise

Anja Kampmann
Anne Posten

Catapult More about this book >

The Family Clause

Jonas Hassen Khemiri
Alice Menzies

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

Tokyo Ueno Station

Yu Miri
Morgan Giles

Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

The Bitch

Pilar Quintana
Lisa Dillman

World Editions More about this book >

Minor Detail

Adania Shibli
Elisabeth Jaquette

New Directions More about this book >

LONGLIST

The Enlightenment of the Greengage Tree

Shokoofeh Azar

Europa Editions More about this book >

The Helios Disaster

Linda Boström Knausgård Rachel Willson-Broyles

World Editions More about this book >

Hurricane Season

Fernanda Melchor Sophie Hughes

New Directions More about this book >

The Story of a Goat

Perumal Murugan N. Kalyan Raman

Black Cat / Grove Atlantic More about this book >

Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982

Cho Nam-Joo Jamie Chang

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

Judges
Heather Cleary
Heather Cleary
Translator
John Darnielle
John Darnielle
Anne Ishii
Anne Ishii
Brad Johnson
Brad Johnson
Dinaw Mengestu
Dinaw Mengestu
Media


2020 National Book Awards Ballot

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