National Book Award Longlisters

All three New Directions titles longlisted for the 2020 National Book Awards.

A poetry of keen perception grounded in the physical world; a Booker International finalist that takes place in a world filled with mythology and violence; and a searing novel meditating on war, violence, memory, and the sufferings of the Palestinian people—read some of the best that contemporary literature has to offer.

Now available at 30% off the cover price.

A Treatise on Stars

An ethereal new collection that is “visceral with intellection” (David Lau)

Finalist for the National Book Award

Hurricane Season

Now in paperback, Fernanda Melchor’s Hurricane Season is “a bilious, profane, blood-spattered tempest of rage” (The Wall Street Journal), that casts “a powerful spell” (NPR)

Shortlisted for the Booker Prize
Longlisted for the National Book Award

Minor Detail

A searing, beautiful novel meditating on war, violence, memory, and the sufferings of the Palestinian people

Finalist for the National Book Award