2022 Winner: The Rabbit Hutch

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The Rabbit Hutch (B&N Discover Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner)

by Tess Gunty

The Rabbit Hutch (B&N Discover Prize Winner) (National Book Award Winner)

by Tess Gunty

Congratulations to the 2022 Barnes & Noble Discover Prize winner, debut author Tess Gunty!

Here's what our booksellers are saying: "The next Great American Novel!" … "The Rabbit Hutch will stay with me for a long time" … "Tess Gunty is without a doubt an author to watch" … "The Rabbit Hutch demands your attention from the very first line and refuses to let go."

Listen to Tess Gunty discuss The Rabbit Hutch on Poured Over: The B&N Podcast.

Finalist: Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm

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Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm: A Novel

by Laura Warrell

Sweet, Soft, Plenty Rhythm: A Novel

by Laura Warrell

"These lyrical, interweaving stories of women (and the man connecting them all) read like the music at its center—haunting, hopeful, and wholly original." —Brenda A., Bookseller

Finalist: Trespasses

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Trespasses

by Louise Kennedy

Trespasses

by Louise Kennedy

"Everyone should read this heart aching, beautifully written book. From the first page to the very last, Kennedy’s superb prose envelops you in the Northern Ireland of the 1970s." —Sarah C., Bookseller

Finalist: How High We Go in the Dark

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How High We Go in the Dark

by Sequoia Nagamatsu

How High We Go in the Dark

by Sequoia Nagamatsu

"A novel in stories about our ability to grieve and recover. Especially pertinent during a pandemic. If the books of David Mitchell and George Saunders had a baby, this would be it." —John S., Bookseller

Finalist: Night of the Living Rez

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Night of the Living Rez

by Morgan Talty

Night of the Living Rez

by Morgan Talty

"Morgan Talty approaches stories of loss and grief with humor and rare perspective. The connective themes of change and longing guide the reader through a beautiful journey." —Ross B., Bookseller

Finalist: All This Could Be Different

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All This Could Be Different

by Sarah Thankam Mathews

All This Could Be Different

by Sarah Thankam Mathews

"A heartfelt, funny, and vulnerable coming-of-age-in-your-20s for a new generation. Generation X by Douglas Coupland meets Reality Bites for the modern era." —James H., Bookseller