The longlist for this year's National Book Award in Nonfiction includes one of my favorite books of the year, David Grann's "Killers of the Flower Moon."
Erica Armstrong Dunbar, “Never Caught: The Washingtons’ Relentless Pursuit of Their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge” Atria
Frances FitzGerald, “The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America” Simon & Schuster
James Forman, Jr., “Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America” Farrar, Straus & Giroux
Masha Gessen, “The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia” Riverhead
David Grann, “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the F.B.I.” Doubleday
Naomi Klein, “No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump’s Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need”Haymarket Books
Nancy MacLean, “Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right’s Stealth Plan for America” Viking
Richard Rothstein, “The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America”Liveright
Timothy B. Tyson, “The Blood of Emmett Till” Simon & Schuster
Kevin Young, “Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News” Graywolf Press
The finalists will be announced in October, and the winners in November.