Nation Books is pleased to announce that we have two finalists for the 2017 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award in Nonfiction! Announced today, both Ibram X. Kendi’s STAMPED FROM THE BEGINNING and Gary Younge’s ANOTHER DAY IN THE DEATH OF AMERICA are nominated.

The winners will be announced on Friday, October 20 at the annual Legacy Award Ceremony in Washington, DC.

In other awards news, the winner of the Orwell Prize, for which Gary Younge is shortlisted, will be announced tomorrow evening.

More to come!

Sad, frustrating, but profoundly humane and ultimately illuminating, Another Day is political writing at its best.
— Oprah Magazine
A deep (and often disturbing) chronicling of how anti-black thinking has entrenched itself in the fabric of American society.
— The Atlantic