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
Fiction:
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
Non-Fiction:
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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