The National Book Foundation's mission is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of good writing in America. Each year they present awards in multiple categories including Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, and Young Reader Literature. For more information about the National Book Foundation click here.
The foundation's longlist for the 2014 Fiction awards are:
Winners of the 2014 National Book Awards will be announced on November 19th.