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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Friday Black
Book - 2018 Fiction, 2019
Nominees: Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah
Adult Fiction Book
Available in some locations
Heavy
Book - 2018 Nonfiction, 2019
Nominees: Kiese Laymon
Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Available in some locations
High-risers
High-risers
High-risers Cabrini-Green and the Fate of American Public Housing By Austen, Ben
Book - 2018 Nonfiction, 2019
Nominees: Ben Austen
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 5 copies
If They Come for Us
Book - 2018 Poetry, 2019
Nominees: Fatimah Asghar
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 4 on 7 copies
Rising
Book - 2018 Nonfiction, 2019
Nominees: Elizabeth Rush
Adult Nonfiction Book
Available in some locations
Rush
Rush
Rush Revolution, Madness, and the Visionary Doctor Who Became A Founding Father By Fried, Stephen, 1958-
Book - 2018 Nonfiction, 2019
Nominees: Stephen Fried
Adult Nonfiction Book (Biography)
Available in some locations
The Carrying
Book - 2018 Poetry, 2019
Nominees: Ada Limon
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 2 on 8 copies
The Feather Thief
The Feather Thief
The Feather Thief Beauty, Obsession, and the Natural History Heist of the Century By Johnson, Kirk W.
Book - 2018 Nonfiction, 2019
Nominees: Kirk Wallace Johnson
Adult Nonfiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 8 on 19 copies
The Great Believers
Book - 2018 Fiction, 2019
Nominees: Rebecca Makkai
Adult Fiction Book
All copies in use Availability details Holds: 68 on 37 copies
The House of Broken Angels
Book - 2018 Fiction, 2019
Nominees: Luis Alberto Urrea
Adult Fiction Book
Available in some locations
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