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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." Bookshare is pleased to offer the following titles awarded the National Book Award.

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Year Award Title Author Action
1983 Non-Fiction "Subtle is the Lord.": The Science and Life of Albert Einstein Pais, Abraham
1988 Non-Fiction A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam Sheehan, Neil
1974 Fiction A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories Singer, Isaac Bashevis
1970 Young People's Fiction A Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw Singer, Isaac Bashevis
1955 Fiction A Fable Faulkner, William
1994 Fiction A Frolic of His Own Gaddis, William
1980 Young People's Fiction A Gathering of Days Blos, Joan W.
1966 Non-Fiction A Thousand Days Schlesinger Jr., Arthur M.
2014 Non-Fiction Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China Osnos, Evan
1975 Non-Fiction All God's Dangers: The Life of Nate Shaw Theodore Rosengarten
1992 Fiction All the Pretty Horses (The Border Trilogy #1) Mccarthy, Cormac
1997 Non-Fiction American Sphinx: The Character of Thomas Jefferson Ellis, Joseph J.
1996 Non-Fiction An American Requiem Carroll, James
1956 Non-Fiction An American in Italy Kubly, Herbert
1970 Non-Fiction An Unfinished Woman: A Memoir Hellman, Lillian
1975 Non-Fiction Anarchy, State, and Utopia Nozick, Robert
1984 Non-Fiction Andrew Jackson and the Course of American Democracy 1833-1845 Remini, Robert V.
2004 Non-Fiction Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age Boyle, Kevin
1986 Non-Fiction Arctic Dreams: Imagination and Desire in a Northern Landscape Lopez, Barry Holstun
1980 Poetry Ashes: Poems New and Old Levine, Philip
1973 Fiction Augustus Williams, John A.
1992 Non-Fiction Becoming a Man Monette, Paul
2012 Non-Fiction Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity Boo, Katherine
1976 Young People's Fiction Bert Breen's Barn Edmonds, Walter D.
2015 Non-Fiction Between the World and Me Coates, Ta-Nehisi
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