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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The Impeachers
The Impeachers
The Impeachers The Trial of Andrew Johnson and the Dream of A Just Nation By Wineapple, Brenda
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Brenda Wineapple
Adult Nonfiction Book
Available in some locations
The Innocents
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Michael Crummey
Adult Fiction Book
Available in some locations
The Nickel Boys
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Colson Whitehead
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 188 on 106 copies
The Topeka School
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Ben Lerner
Adult Fiction Book
Available in some locations
The Tradition
Book - 2019 Poetry, 2020
Nominees: Jericho Brown
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 7 on 9 copies
The Uninhabitable Earth
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: David Wallace-Wells
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 22 on 25 copies
The Water Dancer
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Ta-Nehisi Coates
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 187 on 110 copies
Thick
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Tressie McMillan Cottom
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 56 on 11 copies
Trust Exercise
Book - 2019 Fiction, 2020
Nominees: Susan Choi 
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 73 on 52 copies
Underland
Book - 2019 Nonfiction, 2020
Nominees: Robert Macfarlane
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 46 on 28 copies
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