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Read National Book Award Winners in Nonfiction

The National Book Award, given since 1950, honors the year’s best work in fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Read past nonfiction winners: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed (2008) Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA (Doubleday) by Tim Weiner (2007) The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl by Timothy Egan (2006) The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan Didion (2005)

Read the Washington Times Online

Get access to the Washington Times online. Read today’s newspaper, or go back as far as 1990.