National Book Awards

The return of Barrymore’s show amid the ongoing writers strike sparked backlash ― and in response, the National Book Foundation, which celebrates writers, rescinded her invitation.
Winners each received $10,000.
The Pulitzer Prize-winning poet died from lymphoma.
Congratulations to all these extremely good writers.
It's been a tough year — but a great one for books.
Congratulations to Masha Gessen, Jesmyn Ward, Frank Bidart and Robyn Benway!
The shortlists in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry and Young People's Literature are mixed between fresh faces and established heavy hitters.