Congratulations to all the NYU alumni and faculty who were listed on The New York Times' 100 Notable Books of 2020 (link opens in new tab)!

Here are the honorees in this year's list:

  • Deacon King Kong by James McBride, Distinguished Writer in Residence, Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute
  • The Death of Vivek Oji by Akwaeke Emezi (WAG ’12)
  • The Dragons, The Giant, The Women: A Memoir by Wayetu Moore (TSOA)
  • Luster by Raven Leilani (GSAS ’19)
  • Man of My Time by Dalia Sofer (WSC ’93)
  • Red Pill by Hari Kunzru, Clinical Professor, Creative Writing, Faculty of Arts & Science
  • This is All I Got: A New Mother’s Search for Home by Lauren Sandler (GSAS ’01)

There are so many acclaimed alumni authors, sometimes it's hard to keep track! Did we miss someone? Please let us know!

Send an email to alumni.info@nyu.edu.