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2012 National Book Award Winners
Congratulations to the 2012 winners of the National Book Awards, announced last night.
Fiction: Louise Erdrich, The Round House
Nonfiction: Katherine Boo, Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity
Poetry: David Ferry, Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations
Young People's Literature: William Alexander, Goblin Secrets
Posted on 11/15/12 by Christy Thomas, Librarian, Main Library