2012 National Book Awards

The National Book Awards were presented November 15, 2012, in New York City.

Fiction: The Round House, Louise Erdrich (Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)
Nonfiction: Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Katharine Boo (Random House)
Poetry: Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations, David Ferry (University of Chicago Press)
Young People's Literature: Goblin Secrets, William Alexander (Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing)

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