National Book Awards 2020: Nonfiction

By National Book Foundation

By National Book Foundation

Here are the longlisted titles for the 2020 National Book Award in nonfiction. The winner will be announced November 18.

The Undocumented Americans

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio

$26.00 $23.92

Shortlist

The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X

Les Payne and Tamara Payne

$35.00 $32.20

Shortlist

My Autobiography of Carson McCullers: A Memoir

Jenn Shapland

$22.95 $21.11

Shortlist

How to Make a Slave and Other Essays

Jerald Walker

$19.95 $18.35

Shortlist

Afropessimism

Frank B. Wilderson

$29.95 $27.55