National Book Awards - Fiction

The mission of the National Book Foundation and the National Book Awards is to celebrate the best of American literature, to expand its audience, and to enhance the cultural value of great writing in America. These awards began in New York in 1950.

Dark at the Crossing
By Elliot Ackerman
Miss Burma
By Charmaine Craig
Manhattan Beach
By Jennifer Egan
By Min Jin Lee
Leavers, The
By Lisa Ko
A Kind of Freedom: A Novel
By Margaret Wilkerson Sexton
Her Body and Other Parties: Stories
By Carmen Maria Machado
Sing, Unburied, Sing
By Jesmyn Ward