The National Book Foundation continues their rollout of this year's contenders for the National Book Award with the longlist of books in the nonfiction category:

•  Finding Florida: The True Story of the Sunshine State by T.D. Allman


•  Facing the Wave: A Journey in the Wake of the Tsunami by Gretel Ehrlich


•  The Wolf and the Watchman: A Father, a Son, and the CIA by Scott C. Johnson


•  Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin by Jill Lepore 


•  Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields by Wendy Lower


•  Freedom National: The Destruction of Slavery in the United States, 1861-1865 by James Oakes


•  The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer


•  The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832 by Alan Taylor


•  Duke: A Life of Duke Ellington by Terry Teachout


•  Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright


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The fiction longlist will be announced tomorrow. (Check out the books up for the children's award here.) Shortlists will be revealed on October 16, with the winners announced at a ceremony on November 20.

Which book are you rooting for?

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