LONDON (AP) — Tayari Jones won the Women's Prize for fiction on Wednesday with "An American Marriage," her story of a family torn apart by the U.S. judicial system.
LONDON (AP) — Nigerian debut novelist Oyinkan Braithwaite and U.K. Booker Prize winner Anna Burns are among six finalists for the international Women's Prize for Fiction.
Tayari Jones and Tommy Orange among book award finalists
NEW YORK (AP) — Tayari Jones' "An American Marriage" and Tommy Orange's "There, There," two of the year's most talked-about novels, are on the fiction longlist for the National Book Awards.
Other books announced Friday by the National Book Foundation include Lauren Groff's "Florida," Brandon Hobson's "Where the Dead Sit Talking" and Jennifer Clement's "Gun Love." The list features four debut works, including Orange's book, and three short story collections, Groff's among them.
REVIEWS: ‘An American Marriage,’ by Tayari Jones, and ‘You Were There Before My Eyes,’ by Maria Riva
An American Marriage
By Tayari Jones. (Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 308 pages, $26.95.)
The top 10 books on Apple’s iBooks-US
iBook charts for week ending February 25, 2018: (Rank, Book Title by Author Name, ISBN, Publisher :
iBooks US Bestseller List - Paid Books
1. The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah - 9781250165619 - (St. Martin's Press)
2. The Wife Between Us by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen - 9781250130938 - (St. Martin's Press)
3. Red Sparrow by Jason Matthews - 9781476706146 - (Scribner)
4. Look for Me by Lisa Gardner - 9781524742065 - (Penguin Publishing Group)
Author Tayari Jones has been keeping a big secret about her new book “An American Marriage” for a very long time, at least it has seemed that way.
In October, Jones got a phone call that changed her life. Oprah Winfrey was on the line, telling her that “An American Marriage” had been selected for Oprah’s Book Club. But there was a catch. She couldn’t tell anyone until the book was published months later in February.
He did it on one knee.
One knee, with a nervous grin on his face and a velvet box in his shaking hands, asking you the Question of a Lifetime. You’d talked about this day but it was still a surprise and now you have planning to do, just the two of you. Or, as in “An American Marriage” by Tayari Jones (c.2018, Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, $26.95/ higher in Canada), three…