Tayari Jones and Tommy Orange among book award finalists
NEW YORK (AP) — Tayari Jones' "An American Marriage" and Tommy Orange's "There, There," two of the year's most talked-about novels, are on the fiction longlist for the National Book Awards.
Other books announced Friday by the National Book Foundation include Lauren Groff's "Florida," Brandon Hobson's "Where the Dead Sit Talking" and Jennifer Clement's "Gun Love." The list features four debut works, including Orange's book, and three short story collections, Groff's among them.
REVIEWS: ‘An American Marriage,’ by Tayari Jones, and ‘You Were There Before My Eyes,’ by Maria Riva
An American Marriage
By Tayari Jones. (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 308 pages, $26.95.)
The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US
iBook charts for week ending February 25, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :
iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books
1. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah - 9781250165619 - (St. Martin's Press)
2. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen - 9781250130938 - (St. Martin's Press)
3. Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews - 9781476706146 - (Scribner)
4. Look for Me by Lisa Gardner - 9781524742065 - (Penguin Publishing Group)
Author Tayari Jones has been keeping a big secret about her new book “An American Marriage” for a very long time, at least it has seemed that way.
He did it on one knee.