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National Book Award Finalists

Yesterday, the National Book Award winners were announced. Here is a list of the Fiction and Nonfiction books that were nominated including the winners.

Fiction:

The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Winner)

A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers

This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

Nonfiction:

Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo (Winner)

The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro

The Boy Kings of Texas by Domingo Martinez

House of Stone: A Memoir Of Home, Family, And A Lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid

Book

Yellow Birds

9780316219365

 

 

 

 

 


National Book Award Finalists

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Yesterday, the National Book Award winners were announced. Here is a list of the Fiction and Nonfiction books that were nominated including the winners.

Fiction:

The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Winner)

A Hologram for the King by Dave Eggers

This is How You Lose Her by Junot Diaz

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers

Nonfiction:

Iron Curtain: The Crushing of Eastern Europe, 1944-1956 by Anne Applebaum

Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, And Hope In A Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo (Winner)

The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson by Robert A. Caro

The Boy Kings of Texas by Domingo Martinez

House of Stone: A Memoir Of Home, Family, And A Lost Middle East by Anthony Shadid

Book

Yellow Birds

9780316219365

 

 

 

 

 

Posted by Ryan Gage at 11/15/2012 03:07:27 PM | 


Congratulations for the books that were nominated. I believe that being nominated also gives honor to the authors. I'm pretty sure those books are great. And those authors are also very much talented to be nominated. Hope to read all those book because they sure looks interesting. Thank you for the information.
Posted by: Patricia Collins ( Email ) at 2/8/2013 3:43 AM


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