Vote for Your Favorite National Book Award Candidate

Want to vote for your favorite National Book Award winner? For the first time ever, the National Book Foundation is polling the reading public. Think of it as a “people’s choice” award. First, the foundation asked 140 top writers to narrow the field to just six titles.

The six contenders are: Invisible Man, Ralph Ellison; The Stories of John Cheever; Collected Stories of William Faulkner, Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor; The Collected Stories of Eudora Welty; and Gravity’s Rainbow, Thomas Pynchon.

Voting begins today and ends at midnight Oct. 21. Go to to vote.

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