We’re thrilled to announce that Random House, Inc has four National Book Award Finalists among our lists.

Fiction Finalist: Shadow Country, by Peter Matthiessen (Modern Library/Random House Pub Group)

Nonfiction Finalists: This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War, by Drew Gilpin Faust (Alfred A. Knopf) and The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How the War on Terror Turned into a War on America, by Jane Mayer (Doubleday)

Young People’s Literature: The Spectacular Now, by Tim Tharp (Knopf Books for Young Readers)

Also, Knopf/Vintage author Maxine Hong Kingston will be honored with the 2008 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the awards dinner on Wednesday, November 19th.

Congratulations to our authors and their publishers and editors! 

For a complete list of National Book Award Finalists click HERE.

–Jen

Our 4 National Book Award Finalists!

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