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National Book Awards Reading 2018

  • The Auditorium, Room A106, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kaplan Hall 66 West 12th Street New York, NY 10011 (map)

On the eve of the 2018 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Translated Literature, Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Olga and I will be there, along with some incredible writers and translators. Here are the lists:

Finalists for Fiction:

Finalists for Nonfiction: 

Finalists for Poetry:

Finalists for Translated Literature:

  • Négar DjavadiDisoriental
    Translated by Tina Kover
    Europa Editions

  • Hanne ØrstavikLove
    Translated by Martin Aitken
    Archipelago Books

  • Domenico StarnoneTrick
    Translated by Jhumpa Lahiri
    Europa Editions

  • Yoko Tawada, The Emissary
    Translated by Margaret Mitsutani
    New Directions Publishing

  • Olga TokarczukFlights
    Translated by Jennifer Croft
    Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House

Finalists for Young People’s Literature: