2017 Discover Award Finalists

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Just Announced

A drumroll please, for our 2017 Discover Awards shortlist. Winners will be revealed on March 7.

The End We Start From
The Leavers
Sorry to Disrupt the Peace
The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
Down City: A Daughter's Story of Love, Memory, and Murder
Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century

Spring 2018 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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Educated
The Woman in the Window
The Immortalists
The Chalk Man
Love, Hate and Other Filters
This Will Be My Undoing: Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America
Only Killers and Thieves
Fire Sermon
Heart Berries
The House of Impossible Beauties
White Chrysanthemum
Brass
Tangerine Pre-Order Now
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower
The Gunners Pre-Order Now

Fall 2017 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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Nomadland: Surviving America in the Twenty-First Century
The Boat Runner
Caroline: Little House, Revisited
American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West
It's Not Yet Dark
Little Soldiers: An American Boy, a Chinese School, and the Global Race to Achieve
After the Eclipse: A Mother's Murder, a Daughter's Search
The End We Start From
The Far Away Brothers: Two Young Migrants and the Making of an American Life
The Glass Eye
Fire on the Track: Betty Robinson and the Triumph of the Early Olympic Women

Summer 2017 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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The Leavers
Unraveling Oliver: A Novel
The Essex Serpent
The Cooking Gene: A Journey Through African American Culinary History in the Old South
Midnight at the Bright Ideas Bookstore
See What I Have Done
The Half-Drowned King
One Day We'll All Be Dead and None of This Will Matter
Girl in Snow
Sour Heart
Ginny Moon
Happiness: The Crooked Little Road to Semi-Ever After
Tornado Weather
White Fur
Our Little Racket

Spring 2017 Discover Great New Writers Selections

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History of Wolves
The Bear and the Nightingale
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir
Idaho
No One Is Coming to Save Us
City of Saints & Thieves
Marlena
Sorry to Disrupt the Peace
The Impossible Fortress
Desperation Road
Dead Letters
The Animators
Ghachar Ghochar
A Hope More Powerful Than the Sea: One Refugee's Incredible Story of Love, Loss, and Survival
Imagine Wanting Only This