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National Book Award Winners - Non-Fiction

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. #award #adults


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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 Katherine Boo 03/15/2019
1981 Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality John Boswell 05/25/2017
2004 Arc of Justice Kevin Boyle 05/25/2017
1983 Voices of Protest Alan Brinkley 05/25/2017
2019 The Yellow House Sarah Broom 11/21/2019
1969 White Over Black Winthrop D. Jordan and Christopher Leslie Brown and Peter H. Wood 05/25/2017
1971 Roosevelt James Macgregor Burns 05/25/2017
1983 China Fox Butterfield 05/25/2017
2002 Master of the Senate 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 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 John W. Dower 05/25/2017
1963 Henry James Leon Edel 05/25/2017
1982 Lucy 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

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