3 PRH Fiction Finalists for 2018 NBAs

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Presenting the five finalists for the 2018 National Book Awards published by Penguin Random House U.S. imprints:





  • FLORIDA by Lauren Groff (Riverhead Books, Penguin Audio)
  • THE GREAT BELIEVERS by Rebecca Makkai (Viking Books, Penguin Audio)
  • THE FRIEND by Sigrid Nunez (Riverhead Books, Penguin Audio)


Translated Literature:

  • FLIGHTS by Olga Tokarczuk, Translated by Jennifer Croft (Riverhead Books, Penguin Audio)

And, from our Penguin Random House Publisher Services clients:

There are five shortlisted titles in each group, selected by a respective panel of judges, who will choose the winners the day of the annual National Book Foundation Awards dinner, to be held on Wednesday, November 14 in Manhattan.

Congratulations to our shortlisted—and longlisted nominees—and to our Penguin Publishing Group colleagues, especially our teams at Riverhead, Viking, and Penguin Books.

Onward to the Big Night.



Posted: October 10, 2018