Awards & Winners

2013 National Book Award

Check winners and nominations of 2013 National Book Award. Check awards winners of 2013 National Book Awards Ceremony. (Click on the Award name to show winners and nominees)

2013 National Book Awards Ceremony

National Book Award for Fiction

James McBride

Honored for : The Good Lord Bird

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Rachel Kushner The Flamethrowers
Jhumpa Lahiri The Lowland
James McBride The Good Lord Bird
Thomas Pynchon Bleeding Edge
George Saunders Tenth of December: Stories
National Book Award for Poetry

Mary Szybist

Honored for : Incarnadine: Poems

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Nominee Nominated Work
Frank Bidart Metaphysical Dog
Lucie Brock-Broido Stay, Illusion
Adrian Matejka The Big Smoke
Matt Rasmussen Black Aperture
Mary Szybist Incarnadine: Poems
National Book Award for Nonfiction

George Packer

Honored for : The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America

Nominations »

Nominee Nominated Work
Jill Lepore Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin
Wendy Lower Hitler\u2019s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields
George Packer The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America
Alan Taylor The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832
Lawrence Wright Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief
National Book Award for Young People's Literature

Cynthia Kadohata

Honored for : The Thing About Luck

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Nominee Nominated Work
Kathi Appelt The True Blue Scouts of Sugar Man Swamp
Cynthia Kadohata The Thing About Luck
Tom McNeal Far Far Away
Meg Rosoff Picture Me Gone
Gene Yang Boxers & Saints