2009 National Book Awards

The 60th Annual National Book Awards were presented November 18, 2009, in New York City.

Fiction: Let the Great World Spin, Colum McCann (Random House)
Nonfiction: The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt, T. J. Stiles (Knopf)
Poetry: Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy, Keith Waldrop (University of California Press)
Young People's Literature: Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice, Phillip Hoose (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

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