2010 National Book Award Winners Announced

FICTION

WINNER: Jaimy Gordon, Lord of Misrule

Finalists:
Peter Carey, Parrot and Olivier in America

Nicole Krauss, Great House

Lionel Shriver, So Much for That

Karen Tei Yamashita, I Hotel

NON-FICTION

WINNER: Patti Smith, Just Kids

Finalists:
Barbara Demick, Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea

John W. Dower, Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq

Justin Spring, Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward

Megan K. Stack, Every Man in This Village Is a Liar: An Education in War

YOUNG PEOPLE’S LITERATURE

WINNER: Kathryn Erskine, Mockingbird

Finalists:
Paolo Bacigalupi, Ship Breaker

Laura McNeal, Dark Water

Walter Dean Myers, Lockdown

Rita Williams-Garcia, One Crazy Summer

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