2006 National Book Awards

The 57th Annual National Book Awards were presented November 15, 2006, in New York City.

Fiction: The Echo Maker, Richard Powers, (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Nonfiction: The Worst Hard Time: The Untold Story of Those Who Survived the Great American Dust Bowl, Timothy Egan, (Houghton Mifflin)
Poetry: Splay Anthem, Nathaniel Mackey, (New Directions)
Young People's Literature: The Astonishing Life of Octavian Nothing, Traitor to the Nation, Vol. 1: The Pox Party, M.T. Anderson, (Candlewick Press)

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