Pulitzer Prize

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2019 Winners

The Pulitzer Prize presents awards in the categories of Fiction, Drama, History, Biography, Poetry, General Nonfiction, and Music. This year's Pulitzer Prize in Fiction went to Richard Powers for his novel The Overstory.

The Overstory
Frederick Douglass: Prophet of Freedom
Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America
Fairview
Be With
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke

National Book Awards

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2018 Winners

The National Book Awards are the nation's preeminent literary prizes, honoring outstanding Fiction, Young People's Literature, Poetry, and Nonfiction. This year's fiction prize went to Sigrid Nunez for The Friend.

The Poet X
The Friend: A Novel
The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
The Emissary
Indecency

B&N Discover Great New Writers

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2018 Winners

Congratulations to the 2018 B&N Discover Awards winners: Paul Howarth for Only Killers and Thieves and Kiese Laymon for Heavy.

Heavy: An American Memoir (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)
Only Killers and Thieves (Barnes & Noble Discover Award Winner)

2018 Man Booker Prize Winner

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Milkman
Milkman

by Anna Burns

The prestigious Man Booker Prize is given for a novel written in English. The 2018 winner is Anna Burns for Milkman, a darkly humorous novel set in 1970s Northern Ireland.

2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

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Kazuo Ishiguro

The 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature has been awarded to the British author Kazuo Ishiguro (b. 1954). The Academy noted that Ishiguro, "in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world". Read our interview in the B&N Review

Never Let Me Go
The Remains of the Day
The Buried Giant
An Artist of the Floating World
Nocturnes: Five Stories of Music and Nightfall
When We Were Orphans
A Pale View of Hills
The Unconsoled