Pictured in the Stacks…

Jessica    November 18, 2016    Comments Off on Pictured in the Stacks…

It was announced yesterday that the National Book Award Winner for Fiction is The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead. We found a lone copy sitting on our Hot Picks shelf (it won’t be there long!). Go to our catalog to place your hold on this item. In the meantime, watch Debbie’s review of this one here.

underground-railroadOther winners:
NonfictionStamped from the Beginning: The definitive history of racist ideas in America by Ibram X. Kendi
PoetryThe Performance of Becoming Human by Daniel Borzutzky
Young People’s LiteratureMarch, Book Three by Congressman John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell

You can learn more about the National Book Awards here.