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Every fall, the National Book Foundation announces the National Book Awards Finalists before the award ceremony in mid-November. There are five finalists for each of the following categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People’s Literature. In addition, the foundation recognizes debut fiction authors under the age of 35 in the 5 Under 35, and it is with great pleasure to say that all of the honorees in the latter category are women! It’s safe to say all of the books represented in these categories are most definitely worth your attention. To see the finalists in the four major categories, click here. To read more about the honored women in 5 Under 35, click here. The winners in each of the four major categories will be announced at the ceremony on November 15th, so stay tuned!