Awards & Winners

2011 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 2011 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 2011 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

2011 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

Jesmyn Ward

Honored for : Salvage the Bones

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jesmyn Ward Salvage the Bones
Andrew Krivak The Sojourn
Téa Obreht The Tiger's Wife
Julie Otsuka The Buddha in the Attic
Edith Pearlman Binocular Vision
National Book Award for Nonfiction

Stephen Greenblatt

Honored for : The Swerve: How the World Became Modern

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Stephen Greenblatt The Swerve: How the World Became Modern
Deborah Baker The Convert
Mary Gabriel Love and Capital
Manning Marable Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention
Lauren Redniss Radioactive: Marie & Pierre Curie
National Book Award for Poetry

Nikky Finney

Honored for : Head Off & Split

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Yusef Komunyakaa The Chameleon Couch
Carl Phillips Double Shadow
Adrienne Rich Tonight No Poetry Will Serve: Poems 2007-2010
Bruce Smith Devotions
Nikky Finney Head Off & Split
National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Thanhha Lai

Honored for : Inside Out and Back Again

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Franny Billingsley Chime
Debby Dahl Edwardson My Name Is Not Easy
Albert Marrin Flesh & Blood So Cheap: The Triangle Fire and Its Legacy
Gary D. Schmidt Okay for Now
Thanhha Lai Inside Out and Back Again