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National Book Awards

The National Book Awards were established in 1950 to enhance public awareness of exceptional books written by American authors. The Awards are given annually for achievements in the following areas: Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.

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Past Winners
Media Cover for Sing, Unburied, Sing

2017

Sing, Unburied, Sing
Jesmyn Ward
Media Cover for The Underground Railroad

2016

The Underground Railroad
Colson Whitehead
Media Cover for Fortune Smiles

2015

Fortune Smiles
Adam Johnson
Media Cover for Redeployment

2014

Redeployment
Phil Klay
Media Cover for The Good Lord Bird

2013

The Good Lord Bird
James McBride
Media Cover for The Round House

2012

The Round House
Louise Erdrich
Media Cover for Salvage the Bones

2011

Salvage the Bones
Jesmyn Ward
Media Cover for Lord of Misrule

2010

Lord of Misrule
Jaimy Gordon
Media Cover for Let the great world spin

2009

Let the great world spin
Colum McCann
Media Cover for Shadow country: a new rendering of the Watson legend

2008

Shadow country: a new rendering of the Watson legend
Peter Matthiessen
Media Cover for Tree of Smoke

2007

Tree of Smoke
Denis Johnson
Media Cover for The Echo Maker

2006

The Echo Maker
Richard Powers
Media Cover for Europe Central

2005

Europe Central
William T. Vollmann
Media Cover for The News From Paraguay

2004

The News From Paraguay
Lily Tuck
Media Cover for The Great Fire

2003

The Great Fire
Shirley Hazzard