#national book awards

2020 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Award Finalists are here! The winners will be announced November 18, 2020, in a virtual ceremony.

Introducing the 2020 National Book Award Longlists!

The 2020 National Book Award longlists have been announced!

2019 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The finalists for the 2019 National Book Awards have been announced!

Ta-Da! The Longlists for the 2019 National Book Awards

2019 National Book Awards Translated Literature Longlist Announced

The 2019 NBA Translated Literature longlist has been announced! This year's longlist includes seven novels, two memoirs, and a collection of essays.

Meet the 2018 National Book Award Winners

Nick Offerman hosted the 69th National Book Award. See who won the Young People’s Literature, Translated Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, and Fiction awards!

2018 National Book Award Finalists Announced

The 2018 National Book Award Finalists have been announced! The winner will be announced at the 69th National Book Awards Ceremony on November 14.

Announcing the 2018 National Book Awards Young People’s Literature Longlist

The National Book Awards Longlists are starting to come out--up first, Young People's Literature!

The 2017 National Book Award Winners

The winners of the 2017 National Book Awards in all four categories, as well as the presenters and the lifetime achievement award.

Why So Serious, National Book Awards Nonfiction?

What's missing from the National Book Foundation's recently-released longlist for Nonfiction? Fun and enjoyment, says one reader.

Living Her Best Life: Woman Reads Claudia Rankine’s CITIZEN at Trump Rally

Like It or Not, Book Awards Matter

E.L. Doctorow Goes Fight Club on the National Book Awards

Picking the Favorites in the National Book Award for Nonfiction

What’s Your Take on the National Book Award Shortlists?