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The 2013 National Book Award Finalists

Morning Joe exclusively announces the 2013 National Book Award Finalists
Bryce Hoogland
This photo taken on Dec. 7, 2012 shows Bryce Hoogland of Boise, Idaho browsing books at the downtown Tatered Cover book Store in Denver.

Morning Joe Exclusive announcement of 2013 National Book Award Finalists

NonfictionBook of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin  Jill Lepore Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields          Wendy Lower      The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America   George Packer                        The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832Alan Taylor                               Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, & the Prison of Belief    Lawrence Wright                                  FictionThe Flamethrowers                          Rachel KushnerThe Lowland                                     Jhumpa Lahiri      The Good Lord Bird                         James McBride                                   Bleeding Edge                                   Thomas Pynchon                                Tenth of DecemberGeorge Saunders PoetryMetaphysical Dog                 Frank Bidart Stay, IllusionLucie Brock-Broido The Big SmokeAdrian Matejka Black ApertureMatt Rasmussen IncarnadineMary Szybist Young People’s Literature The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp       Kathi Appelt The Thing About LuckCynthia Kadohata Far Far AwayTom McNeal Picture Me GoneMeg RosoffBoxers and Saints    Gene Luen Yang