Congratulations to the finalists of this year's PEN America Literary awards, announced this week (most of the winners will be revealed on February 22). Recognizing the best in the fields of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, biography, essay, translation, and more, recipients will share a $315,000 cash prize--the largest in PEN's history. Here is what the Amazon Editors had to say about some of the books on the shortlist. To view the full list, click here.
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