Awards & Winners

2009 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 2009 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 2009 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

2009 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Colum McCann

Honored for : Let the Great World Spin

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Colum McCann Let the Great World Spin
Bonnie Jo Campbell American Salvage
Daniyal Mueenuddin In Other Rooms, Other Wonders
Jayne Anne Philips Lark and Termite
Marcel Theroux Far North
National Book Award for Nonfiction

T.J. Stiles

Honored for : The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

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Nominee Nominated Work
T.J. Stiles The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
David M. Carroll Following the Water: A Hydromancer's Notebook
Sean B. Carroll Remarkable Creatures: Epic Adventures in the Search for the Origins of Species
Greg Grandin Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City
Adrienne Mayor The Poison King: The Life and Legend of Mithradates, Rome's Deadliest Enemy
National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Phillip Hoose

Honored for : Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice

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Nominee Nominated Work
Phillip Hoose Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
Deborah Heiligman Charles and Emma: The Darwins\u2019 Leap of Faith
David Small Stitches
Laini Taylor Lips Touch: Three Times
Rita Williams-Garcia Jumped
National Book Award for Poetry

Keith Waldrop

Honored for : Transcendental studies

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Nominee Nominated Work
Keith Waldrop Transcendental studies
Rae Armantrout Versed
Ann Lauterbach Or to Begin Again
Carl Phillips Speak Low
Lyrae Van Clief-Stefanon Open Interval