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Nonfiction:The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New Americaby George Packer
Young People's Literature:The Thing About Luck by Cynthia Kadohata
Poetry:Incarnadine by Mary Szybist
Perhaps the most notable literary prize in America, the National Book Awards are in their 64th year. Past winners have included a few forgotten talents, but also many revered literary greats - Saul Bellow and William Faulkner, to name a few.
This year was the first time the National Book Foundation released both a long list and a short list of nominees. The short list for Fiction differed from those of recent years, in that it featured no debut authors. Please stop in today and get 'em with they're hot!