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National Book Award Winners - Non-Fiction

Description: Description: The National Book Awards are presented annually "to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of good writing in America." Here we present the Non-Fiction medal winners.


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Year Title Author Date Added Action
2016
Stamped From The Beginning: The Definitive History Of Racist Ideas In America
Ibram X. Kendi 05/25/2017
2015
Between the World and Me
Ta-Nehisi Coates 05/25/2017
2014
Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China
Evan Osnos 05/25/2017
2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, First Edition
George Packer 05/25/2017
2012
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Katherine Boo 05/25/2017
2011
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Stephen Greenblatt 05/25/2017
2010
Just Kids
Patti Smith 05/25/2017
2009
The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
T. J. Stiles 05/25/2017
2008
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
Annette Gordon-Reed 05/25/2017
2007
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA
Tim Weiner 05/25/2017
2006
The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Timothy Egan 05/25/2017
2005
The Year of Magical Thinking
Joan Didion 05/25/2017
2004
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
Kevin Boyle 05/25/2017
2003
Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy
Carlos Eire 05/25/2017
2002
Master of the Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson #3)
Robert A. Caro 05/25/2017
2001
The Noonday Demon: An Atlas Of Depression
Andrew Solomon 05/25/2017
2000
In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex
Nathaniel Philbrick 05/25/2017
1999
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
John W. Dower 05/25/2017
1998
Slaves in the Family
Edward Ball 05/25/2017
1997
American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson
Joseph J. Ellis 05/25/2017
1996
An American Requiem
James Carroll 05/25/2017
1995
The Haunted Land: Facing Europe's Ghosts After Communism
Tina Rosenberg 05/25/2017
1994
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter
Sherwin B. Nuland 05/25/2017
1992
Becoming a Man
Paul Monette 05/25/2017
1991
Freedom in the Making of Western Culture (Freedom Volume #1)
Orlando Patterson 05/25/2017

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