Phil Klay has won the Fiction award for his book Redeployment from The Penguin Press/Penguin Group (USA).
Evan Osnos has won the Nonfiction award for Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth, and Faith in the New China from Farrar, Straus and Giroux.
Louise Gluck won the Poetry award for Faithful and Virtuous Night from Farrar, Strauss and Giroux.
The Young People’s Literature award went to Jacqueline Woodson for Brown Girl Dreaming from Roaring Brook Press/Macmillan.
The National Book Award winners for 2014 were revealed tonight. If you want to read all the finalists, we’ve collected free samples of the finalists in all the categories below. Who was your favorite this year?
Links to Free Samples of the National Book Award Finalists for 2014
Rabih Alameddine, An Unnecessary Woman
Anthony Doerr, All the Light We Cannot See
Phil Klay, Redeployment
Emily St. John Mandel, Station Eleven
Marilynne Robinson, Lila
Roz Chast, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
Edward O. Wilson, The Meaning of Human Existence
Louise Glück, Faithful and Virtuous Night
Fanny Howe, Second Childhood
Maureen N. McLane, This Blue
Fred Moten, The Feel Trio
Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric
Young People’s Literature finalists
Eliot Schrefer, Threatened
John Corey Whaley, Noggin
Deborah Wiles, Revolution: The Sixties Trilogy, Book Two
Jacqueline Woodson, Brown Girl Dreaming