Notable Books for Adults

Published annually, and selected by the Reference and User Services Association division of the ALA, recognizing the year’s 25 most important books.

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A Good Provider Is One Who Leaves
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Jason DeParle
Adult Nonfiction Book
Available in some locations
Deaf Republic
Book - 2019 Poetry, 2020
Nominees: Ilya Kaminsky
Adult Nonfiction Book
Available in some locations
Dominiucana
Dominiucana
Dominiucana
Book Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Angie Cruz 
Elderhood
Elderhood
Elderhood Redefining Medicine, Life, and Aging in America By Aronson, Louise
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Louise Aronson
Adult Nonfiction Book
Available in some locations
Everything Inside
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Edwidge Danticat
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 44 on 12 copies
Girl, Woman, Other
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Bernardine Evaristo
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 167 on 60 copies
Lanny
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Max Porter
Adult Fiction Book
Available in some locations
Late Migrations
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Margaret Renkl
Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 66 on 20 copies
Lost Children Archive
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Valeria Luiselli
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 103 on 31 copies
Mama's Last Hug
Mama's Last Hug
Mama's Last Hug Animal Emotions and What They Tell Us About Ourselves By Waal, F. B. M. de 1948-
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Frans De Waal
Adult Nonfiction Book
Available in some locations
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