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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Girl, Woman, Other
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Bernardine Evaristo
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 165 on 57 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: 64 on 20 copies
Lost Children Archive
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Valeria Luiselli
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 102 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
Midnight in Chernobyl
Midnight in Chernobyl
Midnight in Chernobyl The Untold Story of the World's Greatest Nuclear Disaster By Higginbotham, Adam
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Adam Higginbotham
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 100 on 35 copies
Normal People
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Sally Rooney
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 99 on 104 copies
On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Ocean Vuong
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 117 on 83 copies
Sabrina & Corina
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Kali Fajardo-Anstine
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 17 on 12 copies
Say Nothing
Say Nothing
Say Nothing A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland By Keefe, Patrick Radden, 1976-
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Patrick Radden Keefe
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 164 on 53 copies
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