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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

It’s that time of year again!!!! “What is your favorite season?” #NBAwards — Anna Dobben (@annadobben) September 16, 2019 ...

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

In an awe-inspiring, highly relevant, admirably witty display of civil disobedience, a woman went for viral after she was spotted ...

Like It or Not, Book Awards Matter

Writing for Book Riot has shaped my reading life tremendously (by giving me a TBR stack taller than I am, ...

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

I didn’t have the privilege of attending the National Book Awards, but from what I could gather–from Maya Angelou’s transcendent ...

Picking the Favorites in the National Book Award for Nonfiction

When the 2012 National Book Awards nominees were announced last week, I immediately turned to the nonfiction list, which, I ...

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

The finalists for the 2012 National Book Awards were announced this morning. The National Book Award celebrates American works (obviously) ...