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Announcing the 2019 Tournament of Books (THE MORNING NEWS)

Here it is: the shortlist, judges, commentators, and Zombie poll for the 2019 edition of the Tournament of Books, presented by Field Notes.


It started as a lark then became some type of thing. It jumped sharks, spawned clones, fostered some friendships and destroyed others, and hopefully—because here’s the point of this whole dumb thing—it led you to some really, really great fiction. But seriously, friends, the idea that the Tournament of Books is officially 15 Tournaments old? Is deeply weird to us, and very wonderful, and we’re grateful to everything you’ve done to help us shape it into anything resembling good. So let’s do it all over again!

To view the list, click here.