National Book Awards

2015 National Book Award Winners!

2014 National Book Award Winners!

2013 National Book Award Winners!

 

 

 

 Awards, which include a cash stipend, are given to books written by U.S. citizens "that have contributed most significantly to human awareness, to the vitality of our national culture and to the spirit of excellence." Panels of three judges select the winners from candidates that were published during the previous calendar year. Categories have changed through the years.


 

The Round House Cover Image
$27.99
ISBN: 9780062065247
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Published: Harper - October 2nd, 2012

2012 Winner for Fiction


Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9781400067558
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Published: Random House - February 7th, 2012

2012 Winner for Non-fiction


Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780226244884
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Published: University of Chicago Press - September 14th, 2012

2012 Winner for Young Poetry


Goblin Secrets Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781442427266
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Published: Margaret K. McElderry Books - March 6th, 2012

2012 Winner for Young People's Literature


Salvage the Bones Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781608195220
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Published: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC - August 30th, 2011

2011 Fiction WINNER


The Swerve: How the World Became Modern Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780393064476
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - September 26th, 2011

2011 Nonfiction WINNER


Inside Out & Back Again Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061962783
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Published: HarperTorch - February 22nd, 2011

2011 Young People's Literature WINNER


Head Off & Split: Poems Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780810152168
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Published: Triquarterly Books - January 27th, 2011

2011 Poetry WINNER


Lord of Misrule Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780929701837
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Published: McPherson - November 15th, 2010

2010 Fiction Winner


Just Kids Cover Image
$27.00
ISBN: 9780066211312
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Published: Ecco Press - January 2010

2010 Nonfiction Winner


Lighthead Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780143116967
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Published: Penguin Books - March 30th, 2010

2010 Poetry Winner


Mockingbird Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780399252648
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Published: Philomel Books - April 15th, 2010

2010 Young People's Literature Winner


By the Numbers Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9781556593208
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - November 30th, 2010

2010 Poetry Nominee


One with Others: [a little book of her days] Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781556593246
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Published: Copper Canyon Press - October 1st, 2010

2010 Poetry Nominee


Ignatz Cover Image
$15.95
ISBN: 9781935536017
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Published: Four Way Books - March 9th, 2010

2010 Poetry Nominee


The Eternal City Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780691146102
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Published: Princeton University Press - July 21st, 2010

2010 Poetry Nominee


One Crazy Summer Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780060760885
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Published: Amistad Press - January 26th, 2010

2010 Young People's Literature Nominee


Ship Breaker Cover Image
$17.99
ISBN: 9780316056212
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Published: Little Brown and Company - May 2010

2010 Young People's Literature Nominee


Lockdown Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780061214806
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Published: Amistad Press - February 2nd, 2010

2010 Young People's Literature Nominee


Dark Water Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780375849732
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Published: Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers - September 14th, 2010

2010 Young People's Literature Nominee


The Sweet Relief of Missing Children Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393076592
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - February 28th, 2011

2010 5 under 35 Honoree


The Orange Eats Creeps Cover Image
By Grace Krilanovich, Steve Erickson (Introduction by)
$16.00
ISBN: 9780982015186
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Published: Two Dollar Radio - September 7th, 2010

2010 5 under 35 Honoree


The Tiger's Wife Cover Image
$25.00
ISBN: 9780385343831
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Published: Random House - March 8th, 2011

2010 5 under 35 Honoree


How to Escape from a Leper Colony: A Novella and Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781555975500
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Published: Graywolf Press - March 2nd, 2010

2010 5 under 35 Honoree


Once the Shore: Stories Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781932511703
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Published: Sarabande Books - April 2009

2010 5 under 35 Honoree