Readersforum's Blog

November 17, 2012

2012’s National Book Award winners: A guide

This year’s honorees include writers who explored real life in India’s slums, fantastical tales of goblin theatrical troupes, and more.

The 2012 National Book Awards have been announced, offering an impressively varied mix of writers at both the beginning and the end of their careers. This year, judges considered more than 1,300 books before deciding which four writers — in fiction, nonfiction, young people’s literature, and poetry — would earn a $10,000 prize (and the commensurate boost in reputation and sales). Here’s what you should know about this year’s National Book Award winners:

Click here to read the rest of this story


Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )


Connecting to %s

Create a free website or blog at

%d bloggers like this: