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National Book Awards 60th Anniversary



For the first time in its history, the National Book Award for Fiction is open to public vote. To participate, cast your vote for your favorite National Book Award winner of all time. Votes can be cast between from September 21 and October 21, 2009. For details, visit: http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2009_60thanniversary.html

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In America

A Novel

In America is a kaleidoscopic portrait of America on the cusp of modernity. As she did in her enormously popular novel The Volcano Lover, Susan Sontag casts a...

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The Complete Stories

Winner of the National Book Award The publication of this extraordinary volume firmly established Flannery O'Connor's monumental contribution to American...

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The Corrections

A Novel

Stretching from the Midwest at midcentury to the Wall Street and Eastern Europe of today, The Corrections brings an old-fashioned world of civic virtue and...

Jonathan Franzen Jonathan Franzen

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The Great Fire

A Novel

More than twenty years after the classic The Transit of Venus, Shirley Hazzard returns to fiction with a novel that in the words of Ann Patchett "is brilliant...

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The Magic Barrel

Stories

Winner of the National Book Award for Fiction Introduction by Jhumpa Lahiri Bernard Malamud's first book of short stories, The Magic Barrel, has been...

By Bernard Malamud and Jhumpa Lahiri

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Tree of Smoke

A Novel

Tree of Smoke is the 2007 National Book Award Winner for Fiction. One of the New York Times 10 Best Books of the Year Named a Best Book of the Year by...

Denis Johnson Denis Johnson

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The Echo Maker

A Novel

Winner of the 2006 National Book Award for Fiction The Echo Maker is "a remarkable novel, from one of our greatest novelists, and a book that will change...

Richard Powers Richard Powers

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The Fixer

A Novel

The Fixer is the winner of the 1967 National Book Award for Fiction and the 1967 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. The Fixer (1966) is Bernard Malamud's...

By Bernard Malamud and Jonathan Safran Foer

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