2016

winners

Discover honored books by category:

WINNER

The Performance of Becoming Human

Daniel Borzutzky

Brooklyn Arts Press More about this book >

FINALISTS

Collected Poems 1974 – 2004

Rita Dove

W. W. Norton & Company More about this book >

Archeophonics

Peter Gizzi

Wesleyan University Press More about this book >

The Abridged History of Rainfall

Jay Hopler

McSweeney's More about this book >

Look

Solmaz Sharif

Graywolf Press More about this book >

LONGLIST

The Selected Poems of Donald Hall

Donald Hall

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt More about this book >

Bestiary

Donika Kelly

Graywolf Press More about this book >

World of Made and Unmade

Jane Mead

Alice James Books More about this book >

Blackacre

Monica Youn

Graywolf Press More about this book >

Blue Laws

Kevin Young

Alfred A. Knopf More about this book >

Judges
Mark Bibbins
Mark Bibbins
Jericho Brown
Jericho Brown
Katie Ford
Katie Ford
Joy Harjo
Joy Harjo
Chair
Tree Swenson
Tree Swenson
Media

2016 National Book Awards - Cave Canem (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Cave Canem (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Colson Whitehead (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Colson Whitehead (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Daniel Borzutzky (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Daniel Borzutzky (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - David Steinberger
2016 National Book Awards - David Steinberger (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Dr William P Kelly (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Dr William P Kelly (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Ibram X. Kendi (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Ibram X. Kendi (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - James English (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - James English (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Joy Harjo (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Joy Harjo (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Katherine Paterson (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Katherine Paterson (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Larry Wilmore
2016 National Book Awards - Larry Wilmore (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Lisa Lucas (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Lisa Lucas (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Masha Gessen (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Masha Gessen (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Robert A Caro (Full)
2016 National Book Awards - Robert A Caro (Full)

2016 National Book Awards - Terrance Hayes Presents Cave Canem with Literarian Award
2016 National Book Awards - Terrance Hayes Presents Cave Canem with Literarian Award

2016 National Book Awards -Lewis, Aydin & Powell Win Young People's Lit. Award (Full)
2016 National Book Awards -Lewis, Aydin & Powell Win Young People's Lit. Award (Full)

2016 National Book Awards Ceremony
2016 National Book Awards Ceremony

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