National Book Award Winners Announced


Annette Gordon-Reed won the nonfiction award for The Hemingses of Monticello:  An American Family.

In addition to the above title, Tunxis Library also has in its collection the poetry award winner, Mark Doty’s, Fire to Fire:  New and Selected Poems.

The fiction award went to Peter Matthiessen for Shadow Country. The Young People’s Literature award went to Judy Blundell for What I Saw and How I Lied.

For more information, check out the National Book Foundation’s site.

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