2017 Fiction Winner

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Sing, Unburied, Sing
Sing, Unburied, Sing

by Jesmyn Ward

In Jesmyn Ward’s first novel since Salvage the Bones, the American author brings the archetypal road novel into rural twenty-first-century America.

2017 Nonfiction Winner

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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

by Masha Gessen

Masha Gessen, the visionary journalist and bestselling biographer of Vladimir Putin, reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. 

2017 Poetry Winner

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Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016

by Frank Bidart

Half-Light presents the collected works of one of contemporary poetry’s most original voices, Frank Bidart.

2017 Young People's Literature Winner

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Far from the Tree
Far from the Tree

by Robin Benway

Robin Benway’s interweaving story of three very different teenagers connected by blood explores the meaning of family in all its forms.

All 2017 Winners & Nominess

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Sing, Unburied, Sing
The Hate U Give
Pachinko
Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI
I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter
Manhattan Beach
The Color of Law: A Forgotten History of How Our Government Segregated America
Her Body and Other Parties
Long Way Down
Far from the Tree
The Leavers
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
Democracy in Chains: The Deep History of the Radical Right's Stealth Plan for America
American Street
No Is Not Enough: Resisting Trump's Shock Politics and Winning the World We Need

All National Book Award Winners

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Sing, Unburied, Sing
Brown Girl Dreaming
Invisible Man
Between the World and Me
Salvage the Bones
Inside Out and Back Again
The Underground Railroad (Oprah's Book Club)
Far from the Tree
A Swiftly Tilting Planet (Time Quintet Series #3)
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
The Round House
Holes
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia
The Color Purple
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America