Klein, Gessen among National Book Award nominees

Posted September 14

— Naomi Klein, Masha Gessen and Frances Fitzgerald are among 10 authors on the nonfiction long list for the National Book Awards.

Others cited Thursday by the National Book Foundation include Kevin Young and James Forman Jr., son of the late civil-rights leader.

The book foundation has already announced long lists for poetry and young people's literature and on Friday will release the fiction list. Short lists of five come out Oct. 4 and winners will be revealed Nov. 15.


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