2010 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD FINALISTS [SHOWING SLIDE 5 OF 14]

Acclaimed novelist Pat Conroy announced the finalists for the 2010 National Book Award winners on October 13. Among the nominees are many books to which Kirkus awarded starred reviews. Here's a list of all the 2010 finalists Kirkus reviewed.

by Barbara Demick

"Meticulous reporting reveals life in a country that tries hard to keep its citizens walled in and the rest of the world out."
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