Awards: NBA Nonfiction Longlist; Dayton Literary Peace Finalists

The National Book Foundation is unveiling longlists for the 2016 National Book Awards this week, with a category released each day. Finalists will be announced on October 13, and winners named November 16. This year's longlisted titles in the nonfiction category are:

America's War for the Greater Middle East: A Military History by Andrew J. Bacevich (Random House)
The Firebrand and the First Lady: Portrait of a Friendship: Pauli Murray, Eleanor Roosevelt and the Struggle for Social Justice by Patricia Bell-Scott (Knopf)
Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck by Adam Cohen (Penguin)
Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Russell Hochschild (The New Press)
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi (Nation Books)
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen (Harvard University Press)
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy by Cathy O'Neil (Crown)
The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andrés Reséndez (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition by Manisha Sinha (Yale University Press)
Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 and Its Legacy by Heather Ann Thompson (Pantheon)


The 2016 Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalists are:

A Little Life by Hanya Yanagihara
Delicious Foods by James Hannaham
Green on Blue by Elliot Ackerman
Orhan's Inheritance by Aline Ohanesian
The Sympathizer by Viet Thanh Nguyen
Youngblood by Matt Gallagher

Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates
Find Me Unafraid by Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner
Nagasaki by Susan Southard
Showdown: Thurgood Marshall and the Supreme Court Nomination That Changed America by Wil Haygood
The Reason You Walk by Wab Kinew
The Train to Crystal City by Jan Jarboe Russell

Winners will be announced on October 11.

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