2018 National Book Awards

Shepherd Park (Juanita E. Thornton) Library

2018 National Book Awards

The winners of the 2018 National Book Awards have been announced!  The award is one of the most prestigious literary prizes in the country.  Categories include adult fiction and non-fiction, poetry, translated literature and teen.

Here are this year's winning titles:
The Friend by Sigrid Nunez
The New Negro by Jeffrey C. Stewart
Indecency by Justin Phillip Reed
Emissary by Yoko Tawada
The Poet X by Elizabeth Acevedo

Copies are available to check out and download from the library system.

You can view the complete list of winners and nominees on the National Book Foundation website.