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National Book Awards Winners and Finalists 2016

The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America.  

Established in 1950, the National Book Award is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization.  Awards are presented in four categories:  Fiction, Non-Fiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature.

Read more about the National Book Awards here, and visit their webpage.

Or, get more information about the current winners, finalists, and nominees by clicking this link.

Finally, check out other literary prize winners at our Book Awards & Reviews LibGuide.

2016 Fiction Winner:

2016 Fiction Finalists:

2016 Fiction Longlist:

2016 Nonfiction Winner:

2016 Nonfiction Finalists:

2016 Nonfiction Longlist:

2016 Poetry Winner:

2016 Poetry Finalists:

2016 Poetry Longlist:

2016 Young People's Literature Winner:

2016 Young People's Literature Finalists:

2016 Young People's Literature Longlist:

 
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Pulitzer Prize Winners and Finalists 2017

In the latter years of the 19th century, Joseph Pulitzer stood out as the very embodiment of American journalism. Hungarian-born, an intense indomitable figure, Pulitzer was the most skillful of newspaper publishers, a passionate crusader against dishonest government, a fierce, hawk-like competitor who did not shrink from sensationalism in circulation struggles, and a visionary who richly endowed his profession.  His innovative New York World and St. Louis Post-Dispatch reshaped newspaper journalism. Pulitzer was the first to call for the training of journalists at the university level in a school of journalism. And certainly, the lasting influence of the Pulitzer Prizes on journalism, literature, music, and drama is to be attributed to his visionary acumen.

Annual Pulitzer Prizes in Letters and Drama are awarded on the recommendation of the Pulitzer Prize Board. Categories include Fiction, Drama, History, Biography or Autobiography, Poetry, and General Non-Fiction.

Read more about the Pulitzer Prize here, and visit their webpage.

Or, get more information about the current winners and finalists by clicking this link.

Finally, check out other literary prize winners at our Book Awards & Reviews LibGuide.

2017 Fiction Winner:

2017 Fiction Finalists:

2017 History Winner:

2017 History Finalists:

2017 Biography or Autobiography Winner:

2017 Biography or Autobiography Finalists:

2017 Poetry Winner:

2017 Poetry Finalists:

2017 General Nonfiction Winner:

2017 General Nonfiction Finalists:

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