National Book Award Winners Announced

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The National Book Awards were handed out last night. Here are the winners:

Fiction: Peter Matthiessen for Shadow Country
Nonfiction: Annette Gordon-Reed for The Hemingses of Monticello
Poetry: Mark Doty for Fire to Fire
Young People’s Literature: Judy Blundell for What I Saw and How I Lied

Check out Galley Cat and Ed’s Reluctant Habits for extensive coverage from last night’s festivities.