National Book Awards Winners

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2018 Awards

Congratulations to the 2018 National Book Awards winners. Honorees include Sigrid Nunez for Fiction, Jeffrey C. Stewart for Nonfiction, and Elizabeth Acevedo for Young People’s Literature.

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

2018 Fiction Finalists

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The Friend
A Lucky Man
Florida
Where the Dead Sit Talking
The Great Believers

2018 Nonfiction Finalists

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The New Negro: The Life of Alain Locke
The Indian World of George Washington: The First President, the First Americans, and the Birth of the Nation
American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic
Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth
We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights

2018 Poetry Finalists

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Indecency
Wobble
American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin
Ghost Of
Eye Level

2018 Translated Literature Finalists

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The Emissary
Disoriental
Love
Trick
Flights

2018 Young People's Literature Finalists

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The Poet X
The Assassination of Brangwain Spurge
The Truth as Told by Mason Buttle
The Journey of Little Charlie
Hey, Kiddo

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Holes
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
The Underground Railroad
Inside Out and Back Again
Brown Girl Dreaming
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Far from the Tree
Invisible Man
Between the World and Me
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sophie's Choice
Sing, Unburied, Sing
The Poet X
The Color Purple
The House of the Scorpion