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Barnes & Noble Discover Great New Writers

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Announcing Our 2018 Finalists

A drumroll, please, for the 2018 Discover Awards shortlist. Winners will be revealed on March 6.

Only Killers and Thieves
A Place for Us
There There
American Prison: A Reporter's Undercover Journey into the Business of Punishment
Heavy: An American Memoir

National Book Awards

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2018 Winners

The National Book Awards are the nation's preeminent literary prizes, honoring outstanding Fiction, Young People's Literature, Poetry, and Nonfiction. This year's fiction prize went to Sigrid Nunez for The Friend.

The Friend
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
The Poet X
The Emissary
The Friend: A Novel

Pulitzer Prize

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2018 Winners

The Pulitzer Prize presents awards in the categories of Fiction, Drama, History, Biography, Poetry, General Nonfiction, and Music. This year's Pulitzer Prize in Fiction went to Andrew Sean Greer for his novel Less

Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder
The Gulf: The Making of an American Sea
Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016

2018 Man Booker Prize Winner

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by Anna Burns

The prestigious Man Booker Prize is given for a novel written in English. This year's winner is Anna Burns for Milkman, a darkly humorous novel set in 1970s Northern Ireland.

2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

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Kazuo Ishiguro

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to the British author Kazuo Ishiguro (b. 1954). The Academy noted that Ishiguro, "in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world". Read our interview in the B&N Review

Never Let Me Go
The Remains of the Day
The Buried Giant