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The Pulitzer Prize presents awards in the categories of Fiction, Drama, History, Biography, Poetry, General Nonfiction, and Music. This year's Pulitzer Prize in Fiction went to Andrew Sean Greer for his novel Less

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Our Prestigious Writing Award

Congratulations to the 2017 Discover Award winners: Patty Yumi Cottrell for Sorry to Disrupt the Peace and Jessica Bruder for Nomadland. See all Winners & Finalists.



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The National Book Awards are the nation's preeminent literary prizes, honoring outstanding Fiction, Young People's Literature, Poetry, and Nonfiction. This year's fiction prize went to Jesmyn Ward for Sing, Unburried, Sing



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Lincoln in the Bardo
The prestigious Man Booker Prize is given for a novel written in English. This year's winner is George Saunders for his first novel, Lincoln in the Bardo, an unconventional narrative set in a cemetery during the U.S. Civil War. He is the second American writer to win the award. Read our interview in B&N Reads.
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