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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
2017 The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia Masha Gessen 11/21/2017
1974 The Briar Patch: The People of the State of New York V. Lumamba Shakur et al. Murray Kempton 05/25/2017
1983 China: Alive in the Bitter Sea Fox Butterfield 05/25/2017
1980 The Right Stuff Tom Wolfe 05/25/2017
1982 Lucy: The Beginnings of Humankind Maitland A. Edey and Donald C. Johansen 05/25/2017
1963 Henry James: A Life Leon Edel 05/25/2017
1960 James Joyce Richard Ellmann 05/25/2017
1986 Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape Barry Holstun Lopez 05/25/2017
2004 Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age Kevin Boyle 05/25/2017
1961 The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: A History of Nazi Germany William L. Shirer 05/25/2017
1969 The Armies of the Night: History as a Novel, The Novel as History Norman Mailer 05/25/2017
1975 All God's Dangers Theodore Rosengarten 05/25/2017
1983 National Defense James Fallows 05/25/2017
1991 Freedom in the Making of Western Culture (Freedom Volume #1) Orlando Patterson 05/25/2017
1980 The Gnostic Gospels Elaine Pagels 05/25/2017
1984 Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy 1833-1845 Robert V. Remini 05/25/2017
1977 World of Our Fathers Irving Howe 05/25/2017
1973 Fire in the Lake: The Vietnamese and the Americans in Vietnam Frances Fitzgerald 05/25/2017
1975 Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher Lewis Thomas 05/25/2017
1976 The Great War and Modern Memory Paul Fussell 05/25/2017
1978 Samuel Johnson Walter Jackson Bate 05/25/2017
1980 Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid Douglas R. Hofstadter 05/25/2017
1981 The Last Cowboy Jane Kramer 05/25/2017
1976 Passage to Ararat Michael J. Arlen 05/25/2017
1989 From Beirut to Jerusalem Thomas L. Friedman 05/25/2017

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