National Book Award

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  1. Book ImageEleanor and Franklin

    Joseph P. Lash

    The #1 New York Times Bestseller—Winner of the Pulitzer Prize and National Book AwardMore

  2. Book ImageThe Swerve: How the World Became Modern

    Stephen Greenblatt

    Winner of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for Non-Fiction 
    Winner of the 2011 National Book Award for Non-FictionMore

  3. Book ImageThe Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family

    Annette Gordon-Reed

    Winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize: “[A] commanding and important book.”—Jill Lepore, The New YorkerMore

  4. Book ImageGarbage: A Poem

    A. R. Ammons

    Winner of the National Book Award.More

  5. Book ImageCollected Poems, 1951-1971

    A. R. Ammons

    A reissue of a body of work spanning two decades from one of our most treasured poets.More

  6. Book ImageVice: New and Selected Poems

    Ai

    Winner of the 1999 National Book Award for Poetry.More

  7. Book ImageEmbracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II

    John W. Dower

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize, the 1999 National Book Award for Nonfiction, finalist for the Lionel Gelber Prize and the Kiriyama Pacific Rim Book Prize, Embracing Defeat is John W. Dower's brilliant examination of Japan in the immediate, shattering aftermath of World War II.More

  8. Book ImageThis Time: New and Selected Poems

    Gerald Stern

    An exhilarating new collection by the poet often acclaimed as the modern Walt Whitman, his "spiritual reincarnation."More

  9. Book ImagePassing Through: The Later Poems, New and Selected

    Stanley Kunitz

    "Winner of the 1995 National Book Award, Passing Through confirms that the venerable doyen of American poetry is still a poet in his prime."—Atlantic MonthlyMore

  10. Book ImageShip Fever: Stories

    Andrea Barrett

    1996 National Book Award Winner for Fiction.More