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Here Are The 2016 National Book Award Winners

The winners were revealed at the 67th National Book Awards ceremony.

Posted on November 16, 2016, at 10:22 p.m. ET

The Fiction award went to Colson Whitehead for The Underground Railroad.

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Read more about Colson Whitehead from his interview at BuzzFeed here.

Ibram X. Kendi won the Nonfiction award for Stamped From the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America.

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The Poetry award went to Daniel Borzutzky for The Performance of Becoming Human.

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John Lewis, Andrew Aydin, and Nate Powell won the Young People's Literature award for March: Book Three.

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Robert Caro received the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and Cave Canem, a home for African-American poets, won the Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community.

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Congratulations to all!

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