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National Book Award Nominees 2007

The finalists for the National Book Awards were announced today. We'll hear who the winners are on November 14th.

In the Young People's Literature category are the following:

Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian  (Little, Brown & Company)
Kathleen Duey, Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic,  Book One (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
M. Sindy Felin, Touching Snow (Atheneum Books for Young Readers)
Brian Selznick, The Invention of Hugo Cabret  (Scholastic Press)
Sara Zarr, Story of a Girl (Little, Brown & Company)

The Fiction nominees are

Mischa Berlinski, Fieldwork (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Lydia Davis, Varieties of Disturbance (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Joshua Ferris, Then We Came to the End (Little, Brown & Company)
Denis Johnson, Tree of Smoke (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Jim Shepard, Like You’d Understand, Anyway (Alfred A. Knopf)

For Nonfiction and Poetry, see the National Book Awards site.

Thanks to GalleyCat for news alert.

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