National Book Awards Winners

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2019 Awards

Congratulations to the 2019 National Book Awards winners. Honorees include Susan Choi for Fiction, Sarah M. Broom for Nonfiction, and Martin W. Sandler for Young People’s Literature.

Trust Exercise
The Yellow House
1919 The Year That Changed America
Sight Lines
Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming

2019 Fiction Finalists

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Black Leopard, Red Wolf
Disappearing Earth
Trust Exercise: A Novel
The Other Americans
Sabrina & Corina

2019 Nonfiction Finalists

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The Yellow House
The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present
Thick: And Other Essays
What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

2019 Poetry Finalists

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The Tradition
Deaf Republic
Sight Lines
I: New and Selected Poems
Be Recorder

2019 Translated Literature Finalists

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The Memory Police
Death Is Hard Work: A Novel
Baron Wenckheim's Homecoming
Crossing: A Novel
The Barefoot Woman

2019 Young People's Literature Finalists

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Look Both Ways: A Tale Told in Ten Blocks (Signed Book)
Patron Saints of Nothing
Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All
1919 The Year That Changed America

All National Book Awards Winners

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Between the World and Me
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America
Invisible Man
The Underground Railroad (Pulitzer Prize Winner)
The Color Purple
Brown Girl Dreaming
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Sing, Unburied, Sing
The Poet X
Inside Out and Back Again
The Yellow House
The Year of Magical Thinking
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century
Salvage the Bones