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Oct 15, 2014 the national book awards shortlists for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young peoples literature were announced october 15 on morning edition by mitchell kaplan, cofounder of miami book. Each year, twenty nba judges whittle down more than 1,400 american books in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young peoples literature. National book award for fiction winners national book award. National book award 2018 winners in fiction, nonfiction.
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