National Book Award 2013 Winners Announced

The National Book Award winners were announced on Wednesday and the winners are.....

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride: 
Fleeing her violent master at the side of legendary abolitionist John Brown at the height of the slavery debate in mid-19th-century Kansas Territory, Henry pretends to be a girl to hide his identity throughout the historic raid on Harpers Ferry in 1859.

The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer
Paints a picture of the last 30 years of life in America by following several citizens, including the son of tobacco farmers in the rural south, a Washington insider who denies his idealism for riches and Silicon Valley billionaire.

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