Friday, November 20, 2009

National Book Awards

The 2009 National Book Award Winners are:

Fiction: Colum McCann for "Let the Great World Spin".
Non-Fiction: T.J. Stiles for "The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt". Poetry: Keith Waldrop for "Transcendental Studies: A Triology". Young People's Literature: Phillip Hoose for "Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice".

The Best of the National Book Awards with more than 10,000 votes from the public went to "The Complete Stories" by Flannery O'Connor.

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