Awards & Winners

1999 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 1999 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 1999 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

1999 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Ha Jin

Honored for : Waiting: A Novel

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Nominee Nominated Work
Ha Jin Waiting: A Novel
Andre Dubus House of Sand and Fog
Kent Haruf Plainsong
Patricia Henley Hummingbird House
Jean Thompson Who Do You Love: Stories
National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Kimberly Willis Holt

Honored for : When Zachary Beaver Came to Town

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Nominee Nominated Work
Kimberly Willis Holt When Zachary Beaver Came to Town
Laurie Halse Anderson Speak
Louise Erdrich The Birchbark House
Polly Horvath Trolls
Walter Dean Myers Monster
National Book Award for Nonfiction

John W. Dower

Honored for : Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II

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Nominee Nominated Work
John W. Dower Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
Natalie Angier Woman: an intimate geography
Mark Bowden Black Hawk Down
John Phillip Santos Places Left Unfinished at the Time of Creation
Judith Thurman Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette
National Book Award for Poetry


Honored for : Vice: New & Selected Poems

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Nominee Nominated Work
Ai Vice: New & Selected Poems
Louise Gl├╝ck Vita Nova
Clarence Major Configurations
Sherod Santos The pilot star elegies
C. K. Williams Repair