Presenter of the National Book Awards

National Book Awards - 1987

FICTION

Winner:

Larry Heinemann, Paco's Story
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Finalists:

Alice McDermott – That Night
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Toni Morrison – Beloved
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Howard Norman – The Northern Lights
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Philip Roth – The Counterlife
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NONFICTION

Winner:

Richard Rhode, The Making of the Atom Bomb

Finalists:

David Herbert Donald – Look Homeward: The Life of Thomas Wolfe
James Gleick – Chaos: Making a New Science
Claudia Koonz – Mothers in the Fatherland
Robert A.M. Stern, Gregory Gilmartin and Thomas Mellins – New York 1930:
Architecture and Urbanism Between the Two World Wars