Critical Mass

National Book Awards 2008


Announced tonight, winners of the National Book Awards:

Young People’s Literature: Judy Blundell, What I Saw and How I Lied (Scholastic).

Poetry: Mark Doty, Fire to Fire: New and Collected Poems (Harper Collins).

Nonfiction: Annette Gordon-Reed, The Hemingses of Monticello (W.W. Norton & Co.).

Fiction: Peter Matthiessen, Shadow Country (Modern Library).