Congratulations, Rachel Kushner, National Book Award finalist (again!)


Rachel Kushner’s novel The Flamethrowers, from which she read last spring at a packed Room 220 Happy Hour Salon, has been named a finalist for this year’s National Book Award. This might feel a bit like Old Hat for Kushner, whose debut novel, Telex From Cuba, was a finalist for the 2008 National Book Award, but we’re excited for her anyway. She probably doesn’t feel like this is Old Hat.

Read the Room 220 interview with Kushner about The Flamethrowers, conducted by Nathan C. Martin.