2019

winners

Discover honored books by category:

WINNER

The Yellow House

Sarah M. Broom

Grove Press / Grove Atlantic More about this book >

FINALISTS

Thick: And Other Essays

Tressie McMillan Cottom

The New Press More about this book >

What You Have Heard Is True: A Memoir of Witness and Resistance

Carolyn Forché

Penguin Press / Penguin Random House More about this book >

The Heartbeat of Wounded Knee: Native America from 1890 to the Present

David Treuer

Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House More about this book >

Solitary

Albert Woodfox
Leslie George

Grove Press / Grove Atlantic More about this book >

LONGLIST

Judges
Erica Armstrong Dunbar
Erica Armstrong  Dunbar
Carolyn Kellogg 
Carolyn   Kellogg
Mark Laframboise
Mark Laframboise
Kiese Laymon
Kiese Laymon
Jeff Sharlet
Jeff Sharlet
Chair
Media


Susan Choi accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Fiction for Trust Exercise


Sarah M. Broom accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Nonfiction for The Yellow House


Arthur Sze accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Poetry for Sight Lines


László Krasznahorkai accepts 2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature


Edmund White receives the 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters


Martin W. Sandler accepts the 2019 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature


Oren Teicher accepts the 2019 Literarian Award at the National Book Awards Ceremony


2019 National Book Awards Ballot

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