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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
1976 Passage to Ararat Michael J. Arlen 05/25/2017
1951 Herman Melville Newton Arvin 05/25/2017
1998 Slaves in the Family Edward Ball 05/25/2017
1978 Samuel Johnson Walter Jackson Bate 05/25/2017
1977 The Uses of Enchantment Bruno Bettelheim 05/25/2017
2012 Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity This title is no longer available. Katherine Boo 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
2004 Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age Kevin Boyle 05/25/2017
1983 Voices of Protest: Huey Long, Father Coughlin, and the Great Depression Alan Brinkley 05/25/2017
1969 White Over Black Winthrop D. Jordan and Christopher Leslie Brown and Peter H. Wood 05/25/2017
1971 Roosevelt: The Soldier of Freedom (1940-1945) James Macgregor Burns 05/25/2017
1983 China: Alive in the Bitter Sea Fox Butterfield 05/25/2017
2002 Master of the Senate (The Years of Lyndon Johnson #3) Robert A. Caro 05/25/2017
1996 An American Requiem James Carroll 05/25/2017
1952 The Sea Around Us Rachel Carson 05/25/2017
1954 Bruce Catton's Civil War: 3 Volumes in 1: Mr Lincoln's Army, Glory Road, A Stillness at Appomattox Bruce Catton 05/25/2017
1965 The Oysters of Locmariaquer Eleanor Clark 05/25/2017
2015 Between the World and Me Ta-Nehisi Coates 05/25/2017
2005 The Year of Magical Thinking Joan Didion 05/25/2017
1999 Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II John W. Dower 05/25/2017
1963 Henry James: A Life Leon Edel 05/25/2017
1982 Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind Maitland A. Edey and Donald C. Johansen 05/25/2017
2006 The Worst Hard Time Timothy Egan 05/25/2017
2003 Waiting for Snow in Havana Carlos Eire 05/25/2017
1997 American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson Joseph J. Ellis 05/25/2017

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