Thursday, November 15, 2007

National Book Awards

The National Book Awards presented by the National book Foundation were announced on November 14. The Awards are given to recognize achievements in four genres: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature. The winners receive a $10,000 cash award and a crystal sculpture. The winners for the year 2007 are:

Denis Johnson, Tree of Smoke

Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes

Robert Haas, Time and Materials

Young People’s Literature
Sherman Alexie, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian

The complete list of nominees can be found on the Foundation’s website at

Please check the Library catalog for availability of all of the titles.

Posted by BS at Main

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