70th Annual National Book Awards Winners

On November 20th, the National Book Foundation announced the 2019 National Book Award winners at the 70th annual ceremony. The National Book Award is given to authors in five categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature. While over 1,700 books were eligible for the Award, the winners stood out for their creativity, emotion, and brilliance. We’ve chosen winners from select categories as well as finalists below!





Translated Literature: