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Adult Book Awards

General Book Awards:

PEN/ Faulkner Award

2012 Winner

The Buddha in the Attic, Julie Otsuka

For information on past winners,
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The award is given each March


PEN/ Malamud Award

2012 Winner

Dusk and other stories, James Salter

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The award is given each March


Pulitzer Prize

2012 Winners

Fiction:
No Award Given

Drama:
Water by the Spoonful, Quiara Alegria
 
History:
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention, Manning Marble

Biography or Autobiography:
George F. Kennan: An American Life, John Lewis Gaddis

Poetry:
Life on Mars, Tracy K. Smith

For information on past winners,
click on the Prize name.

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The award is given each April


National Book Award

2011 Winners

Fiction:
Salvage the Bones,  Jesmyn Ward

Nonfiction:
The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, Stephen Greenblatt

Poetry:
Head Off & Split, Nikky Finney

For more information on the winners, click on the prize name.

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Award is given each November


Nobel Prize in Literature

2012 Winner

Author Mo Yan

 

 

Award is given each October


 

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