Awards & Winners

2006 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 2006 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 2006 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

2006 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Matthew Tobin Anderson

Honored for : The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Volume 1: The Pox Party

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Nominee Nominated Work
Matthew Tobin Anderson The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Volume 1: The Pox Party
Martine Leavitt Keturah And Lord Death
Patricia McCormick Sold
Nancy Werlin The Rules of Survival
Gene Yang American Born Chinese
National Book Award for Fiction

Richard Powers

Honored for : The Echo Maker

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Nominee Nominated Work
Richard Powers The Echo Maker
Mark Z. Danielewski Only Revolutions
Ken Kalfus A disorder peculiar to the country
Dana Spiotta Eat the Document
Jess Walter The Zero
National Book Award for Poetry

Nathaniel Mackey

Honored for : Splay Anthem

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Nominee Nominated Work
Nathaniel Mackey Splay Anthem
Louise Gl├╝ck Averno
H. L. Hix Chromatic
Ben Lerner Angle of Yaw
James L. McMichael Capacity
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Timothy Egan

Honored for : The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl

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Nominee Nominated Work
Timothy Egan The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl
Taylor Branch At Canaan's Edge
Rajiv Chandrasekaran Imperial Life in the Emerald City: Inside Iraq's Green Zone
Peter Hessler Oracle Bones: A Journey Between China's Past and Present
Lawrence Wright The Looming Tower: Al Qaeda and the Road to 9/11