Awards & Winners

1996 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1996 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1996 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1996 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Andrea Barrett

Honored for : Ship Fever

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Nominee Nominated Work
Andrea Barrett Ship Fever
Ron Hansen Atticus
Elizabeth McCracken The Giant's House
Steven Millhauser Martin Dressler: The Tale of an American Dreamer
Janet Peery The river beyond the world
National Book Award for Nonfiction

James P. Carroll

Honored for : An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War that Came Between Us

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Nominee Nominated Work
James P. Carroll An American Requiem: God, My Father, and the War that Came Between Us
Melissa Fay Greene The Temple Bombing
Paul Hendrickson The Living and the Dead: Robert McNamara and Five Lives of a Lost War
Cary Reich The Life of Nelson A. Rockefeller: Worlds to Conquer, 1908-1958
Anne Roiphe Fruitful
National Book Award for Poetry

Hayden Carruth

Honored for : Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey

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Nominee Nominated Work
Hayden Carruth Scrambled Eggs & Whiskey
Lucille Clifton The terrible stories
Robert Hass Sun Under Wood
Alicia Ostriker The crack in everything
Charles Simic Walking the black cat
National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Victor Martinez

Honored for : Parrott in the Oven: Mi Vida

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Nominee Nominated Work
Victor Martinez Parrott in the Oven: Mi Vida
Carolyn Coman What Jamie Saw
Nancy Farmer A Girl Named Disaster
Helen Kim The Long Season of Rain
Han Nolan Send me down a miracle