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2022 National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

2022 National Book Awards Longlist: Fiction

Here are the available audiobooks for the 2022 National Book Award longlist for Fiction! Finalists in all five categories will be revealed on October 4th.

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When We Were Sisters

A Novel

By Fatimah Asghar
Narrated by: Farah Kidwai, Kamran Khan & Deepti Gupta
Length: TBA

LONGLISTED FOR THE NATIONAL BOOK AWARD • An orphan grapples with gender, siblinghood, family, and coming-of-age as a Muslim in America in this lyrical debut novel from the acclaimed author of If They Come For Us
 
LONGLISTED FOR THE CENTER FOR FICTION FIRST NOVEL PRIZE • “A stunning accomplishment in form, storytelling, and heart.”—Safia... Read more »

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Shutter

By Ramona Emerson
Narrated by: Charley Flyte
Length: 8 hours 52 minutes

Rita Todacheene is a forensic photographer working for the Albuquerque police force. Her excellent skills have cracked many cases—she is almost supernaturally good at capturing details. In fact, Rita has been hiding a secret: she sees the ghosts of crime victims who point her toward the clues that other investigators overlook. As a lone portal... Read more »

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If I Survive You

By Jonathan Escoffery
Narrated by: Torian Brackett
Length: 8 hours

"If I Survive You is a collection of connected short stories that reads like a novel, that reads like real life, that reads like fiction written at the highest level. There are no limits to where Jonathan Escoffery will go." —Ann Patchett, author of The Dutch House

A major debut, blazing with style and heart, that follows a Jamaican family...

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The Rabbit Hutch

A novel

By Tess Gunty
Narrated by: Tess Gunty, Scott Brick, Suzanne Toren, Kirby Heyborne & Kyla Garcia
Length: 11 hours 52 minutes

The Rabbit Hutch

The Rabbit Hutch is an inventive and lyrical tale of Midwestern decay, environmental destruction, and toxic masculinity. John Brandon meets Lauren Groff with the occasional experimental aside. An ambitious and assured debut.”

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The Haunting of Hajji Hotak and Other Stories

By Jamil Jan Kochai
Narrated by: Peter Ganim, Suehyla El-Attar Young & Fajer Al-Kaisi
Length: 5 hours 54 minutes

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION

"An endlessly inventive and moving collection from a thrilling and capacious young talent." —Jess Walter, author of Beautiful Ruins.

A luminous new collection of stories from a young writer who “has brought his culture’s rich history, mythology, and lyricism to American letters.” —Sandra...
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The Birdcatcher

By Gayl Jones
Narrated by: Adenrele Ojo
Length: 5 hours 22 minutes

NATIONAL BOOK AWARD LONGLIST 2022

“Gayl Jones’s work represents a watershed in American literature."
—Imani Perry


Legendary writer Gayl Jones returns with a stunning new novel about Black American artists in exile


Gayl Jones, the novelist Toni Morrison discovered decades ago and Tayari Jones recently called her favorite writer, has been described as... Read more »

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Nobody Gets Out Alive

Stories

By Leigh Newman
Narrated by: Carlotta Brentan, Erin deWard, Sean Patrick Hopkins, Jackie Sanders, Aven Shore & Erin Ruth Walker
Length: 9 hours 35 minutes

Longlisted for the National Book Award

*A MOST ANTICIPATED book by Vogue, Literary Hub, The Millions, Good Housekeeping, and Oprah Daily*

From a prizewinning author comes an “electric...stunning” (Publishers Weekly, starred review) debut story collection about women navigating the wilds of male-dominated Alaskan society.

Set in Newman’s home... Read more »

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All This Could Be Different

A Novel

By Sarah Thankam Mathews
Narrated by: Reena Dutt
Length: 10 hours 36 minutes

LONGLISTED FOR THE 2022 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FOR FICTION 

A Phenomenal Book Club Pick • A Vogue Book Club Pick • A Good Housekeeping Book Club Pick • A The Rumpus Book Club Pick • An Autostraddle Book Club Pick

One of the buzziest, most human novels of the year…breathless, dizzying, and completely beautiful.” Vogue

“Dazzling and wholly... Read more »

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