November 2012 eNewsletter

www.nationalbook.org
The 2012 National Book Award Winners

Young People's Literature 

 

William Alexander

Goblin Secrets 

(Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of
Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing)

 



Poetry
 
David Ferry,  
Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations
(University of Chicago Press) 
 
  

 



Nonfiction
 
Katherine Boo
Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity 
(Random House)


Fiction

 

Louise Erdrich  

The Round House
(Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
 

 


Elmore Leonard Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

 

Photo by Dermot Cleary.

 


ARTHUR O. SULZBERGER, JR.
Literarian Award for Outstanding Service  
to the American Literary Community 

 

 Arthur O. Sulzberger, Jr.

Photo by Brigitte Lacombe.

 

For more information or to watch the entire event, visit the Foundation's website at www.nationalbook.org.