Emmett Till

Klein, Gessen among National Book Award nominees

Naomi Klein, Masha Gessen and Frances Fitzgerald were among the 10 authors on the National Book Award's long list for nonfiction announced Thursday.

Racial and social justice and political protest in the U.S. and abroad were themes in virtually every nominated book, from Klein's "No is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need" to Timothy B. Tyson's "The Blood of Emmett Till."

The National Book Foundation has already released long lists for poetry and young people's literature and will announce the fiction nominees on Friday. The lists for all four categories will be narrowed to five on Oct. 4. Winners will be revealed...