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2010 National Book Award Winners Announced

By posted at 12:13 am on November 18, 2010 2

The 2010 National Book Awards were announced this evening. In fiction, Jaimy Gordon won for The Lord of Misrule; in nonfiction, Patti Smith won for Just Kids; in poetry, Terrance Hayes won for Lighthead; and for young people’s literature, Kathryn Erskine won for Mockingbird.





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2 Responses to “2010 National Book Award Winners Announced”

  1. David H.
    at 7:17 am on November 18, 2010

    Well, The Millions has discussed this before, so now that “Lord of Misrule” has won the National Book Award for fiction, NOW what does the publishing house do in terms of a second printing?

  2. Scott A Leger
    at 3:12 am on April 14, 2011

    On October 13th, bestselling author Pat Conroy announced the finalists for this year’s National Book Award at the Historic Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home in Savannah, Georgia.

    2010 National Book Award Winners books :

    CULTURES OF WAR: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq by John W. Dower
    DARK WATER by Laura McNeal
    EVERY MAN IN THIS VILLAGE IS A LIAR: An Education in War by Megan K. Stack
    GREAT HOUSE by Nicole Krauss
    I HOTEL by Karen Tei Yamashita
    JUST KIDS by Patti Smith
    LOCK DOWN by Walter Dean Myers
    LORD OF MISRULE by Jamie Gordon
    MOCKINGBIRD by Kathryn Erskine
    NOTHING TO ENVY: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara Demick
    ONE CRAZY SUMMER by Rita Williams-Garcia
    PARROT AND OLIVIER IN AMERICA by Peter Carey
    SECRET HISTORIAN: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward by Justin Spring
    SHIP BREAKER by Paolo Bacigalupi
    SO MUCH FOR THAT by Lionel Shriver

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