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National Book Award for Fiction

The National Book Award for Fiction recognizes outstanding literary work by United States citizens.  Previous winners have included:

The good lord bird / James McBride The round house / Louise Erdrich Salvage the bones : a novel / Jesmyn Ward Lord of misrule : a novel / by Jaimy Gordon Let the great world spin : a novel / Colum McCann Tree of smoke / Denis Johnson The echo maker / Richard Powers The great fire / Shirley Hazzard Three Junes / Julia Glass The corrections / Jonathan Franzen In America : a novel / Susan Sontag Waiting / Ha Jin Cold mountain / Charles Frazier The shipping news / E. Annie Proulx All the pretty horses / Cormac McCarthy Spartina / John Casey The color purple / Alice Walker Rabbit is rich / John Updike The world according to Garp / John Irving Sophie's choice / William Styron The centaur / John Updike Goodbye, Columbus, and five short stories / Philip Roth The Wapshot chronicle, the Wapshot scandal / John Cheever Invisible man / Ralph Ellison From here to eternity / James Jones

updated 1/13/2014