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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
1991 Freedom in the Making of Western Culture (Freedom Volume #1) Orlando Patterson 05/25/2017
1989 From Beirut to Jerusalem Thomas L. Friedman 05/25/2017
1988 A Bright Shining Lie Neil Sheehan 05/25/2017
1987 Making of the Atomic Bomb Richard Rhodes 05/25/2017
1986 Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape Barry Holstun Lopez 05/25/2017
1985 Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families J. Anthony Lukas 05/25/2017
1984 Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy 1833-1845 Robert V. Remini 05/25/2017
1983 National Defense James Fallows 05/25/2017
1983 Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression Alan Brinkley 05/25/2017
1983 China: Alive in the Bitter Sea Fox Butterfield 05/25/2017
1982 Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind Maitland A. Edey and Donald C. Johansen 05/25/2017
1982 The Soul of a New Machine Tracy Kidder 05/25/2017
1982 Mornings on Horseback David Mccullough 05/25/2017
1982 Naming Names Victor S. Navasky 05/25/2017
1981 Walt Whitman Justin Kaplan 05/25/2017
1981 The Last Cowboy Jane Kramer 05/25/2017
1981 The Panda's Thumb: More Reflections in Natural History Stephen Jay Gould 05/25/2017
1981 Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality: Gay People in Western Europe from the Beginning of the Christian Era to the Fourteenth Century John Boswell 05/25/2017
1981 China Men Maxine Hong Kingston 05/25/2017
1980 The Rise of Theodore Roosevelt Edmund Morris 05/25/2017
1980 The Right Stuff Tom Wolfe 05/25/2017
1980 The Gnostic Gospels Elaine Pagels 05/25/2017
1980 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid Douglas R. Hofstadter 05/25/2017
1980 White House Years Henry Kissinger 05/25/2017
1978 Winners & Losers: Battles, Retreats, Gains, Losses, and Ruins from the Vietnam War (reissue) Frances Fitzgerald and Gloria Emerson 05/25/2017

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