#national book awards

The National Book Awards Winners: A Retrospective

A look back at the National Book awards over the years, a review of this year's nominees, and some thoughts on who might win the award this November.

2022 National Book Awards Winners Announced

Winners of the 2022 National Book Awards were announced in a live awards ceremony on November 16. Check out the winners and the highlights.

Finalists Announced for 2022 National Book Awards

The 2022 National Book Awards finalists were announced for the award's five categories. Find out which books made it.

Longlists Announced for 2022 National Book Awards

The 2022 longlists for the National Book Award in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people's literature.

2021 National Book Awards Finalists

The 2021 National Book Awards finalists feature a wide range of new voices and familiar names.

Here Are the Winners of the 2020 National Book Awards

A look at the winners and finalists of the 2020 National Book Awards, which were held virtually for the first time.

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