National Book Awards were announced yesterday.
The winners are:
- Fiction: Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen (Click here to read an excerpt)
- Non-fiction: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-Reed
- Poetry: Fire to Fire: New and Collected Poems by Mark Doty
- Young People’s Literature: What I Saw and How I Lied by Judy Blundell
I’d like to read some of these. But I feel like I’m having trouble getting through my current list of books to read.