Despite heavy damage to their building due to Hurricane Sandy, the National Book Foundation’s spirits weren’t dampened and they carried on with the celebration of this year’s best books. The winners were announced last night at a red-carpet, black-tie event. Here are the award-winning titles along with links to Booklist reviews.
The Round House, by Louise Erdrich
Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations, by David Ferry
Young People’s Literature
Goblin Secrets, by William Alexander