National Book Foundation Announces Longlist for 2013 National Book Award in Fiction

  • Tom Drury Pacific (Grove Press)
  • Elizabeth Graver The End of the Point (Harper/HarperCollinsPublishers)
  • Rachel Kushner The Flamethrowers (Scribner/Simon & Schuster)
  • Jhumpa Lahiri The Lowland (Alfred A. Knopf/Random House)
  • Anthony Marra A Constellation of Vital Phenomena (Hogarth/Random House)
  • James McBride The Good Lord Bird (Riverhead Books/Penguin Group USA)
  • Alice McDermott Someone (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
  • Thomas Pynchon Bleeding Edge (The Penguin Press/Penguin Group USA
  • George Saunders Tenth of December (Random House)
  • Joan Silber Fools (W.W. Norton & Company

For more information about the Longlists for the 2013 National Book Awards, our Lifetime Achievement Award Winners, and details about the Awards ceremony, please visit the National Book Foundation.