The National Book Foundation has announced the 2014 nonfiction nominees for the National Book Award.
Follow this link to see all four nominee lists (fiction, nonfiction, poetry & young people’s literature).
Roz Chast, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
John Demos, The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Anand Gopal, No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War through Afghan Eyes
Nigel Hamilton, The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941 – 1942
Walter Isaacson, The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
John Lahr, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
Evan Osnos, Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New
Ronald C. Rosbottom, When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944
Matthew Stewart, Nature’s God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
Edward O. Wilson, The Meaning of Human Existence