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By Sarah Begley
September 17, 2015

The longlist for the 2015 National Book Award in fiction was published on Thursday, completing this week’s round of announcements that also revealed selections in non-fiction, poetry and literature for young readers.

The fiction list includes three story collections (Refund, Fortune Smiles, Honeydew) and two debut novels (The Turner House, Did You Ever Have a Family). Hanya Yanagihara continued her good week with a nod for A Little Life, which was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize on Tuesday. Another highly buzzed-about book, Ta-Nehisi Coates’ influential Between the World and Me, was longlisted in the non-fiction category.

Here’s the complete longlist in all four categories:




Young people’s literature:

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