National Book Award Winners 2013
Winners of the 2013 National Book Awards have been named by National Book Foundation.
The 2013 NBA Winners Are:
The Good Lord Bird
(Riverhead Books/Penguin Group USA)
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Young People's Literature
Cynthia Kadohata The Thing About Luck (Atheneum Books for Young Readers/Simon & Schuster)
Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
E. L. Doctorow
photo by Francesca Magnani
Literarian Award for Outstanding Service
to the American Literary Community
Dr. Maya Angelou
photo by Dwight Carter
For more information or to watch the entire event, visit the Foundation's website at www.nationalbook.org.
The 2012 NBA Winners Were:
The Round House by Louise Erdrich (Harper)
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity by Katherine Boo (Random House)
Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations by David Ferry (U. of Chicago Press)
Young People's Literature Winner:
Goblin Secrets by William Alexander (Margaret K. McElderry Books)
Elmore Leonard wass the 25th recipient of the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American LettersElmore Leonard Photo by Dermot Cleary.