The National Book Foundation today announced the 10 finalists for the 2014 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Among this year's nominees are the first cartoonist to be considered for the prize (Roz Chast), a Pulitzer Prize winner (Edward O. Wilson), and a Tony winner (John Lahr).

The National Book Award finalists will be announced exclusively on NPR’s Morning Edition on October 15. The nominees on the 2014 longlist for Nonfiction are:

Roz Chast
Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?

John Demos
The Heathen School: A Story of Hope and Betrayal in the Age of the Early Republic
Alfred A. Knopf/ Random House

Anand Gopal
No Good Men Among the Living: America, the Taliban, and the War Through Afghan Eyes
Metropolitan Books/ Henry Holt and Company

Nigel Hamilton
The Mantle of Command: FDR at War, 1941 - 1942
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Walter Isaacson
The Innovators: How a Group of Inventors, Hackers, Geniuses, and Geeks Created the Digital Revolution
Simon & Schuster

John Lahr
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
W.W. Norton & Company

Evan Osnos
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Ronald C. Rosbottom
When Paris Went Dark: The City of Light Under German Occupation, 1940-1944
Little, Brown and Company/ Hachette Book Group

Matthew Stewart
Nature's God: The Heretical Origins of the American Republic
W.W. Norton & Company

Edward O. Wilson
The Meaning of Human Existence
Liveright Publishing Corporation/ W.W. Norton & Company