National Book Award for Fiction

2013:  The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
2012:  The Round House by Louise Erdrich
2011: Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward
2010:  Lord of Misrule by Jaimy Gordon
2009:  Let the Great World Spin by Colum McCann
2008:  Shadow Country by Peter Matthiessen
2007:  Tree of Smoke by Denis Johnson
2006:  The Echo Maker by Richard Powers
2005:  Europe Central by William T. Vollmann
2004:  The News from Paraguay by Lily Tuck
2003:  The Great Fire by Shirley Hazzard
2002:  Three Junes by Julia Glass
2001:  The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen
2000:  In America by Susan Sontag
1999:  Waiting by Ha Jin
1998:  Charming Billy by Alice McDermott
1997:  Cold Mountain by Charles Frazier
1996:  Ship Fever and Other Stories by Andrea Barrett
1995:  Sabbath’s Theater by Philip Roth
1994:  A Frolic of His Own by William Gaddis
1993:  The Shipping News by E. Annie Proulx
1992:  All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthy
1991:  Mating by Norman Rush
1990:  Middle Passage by Charles Johnson
1989:  Spartina by John Casey
1988:  Paris Trout by Pete Dexter
1987:  Paco’s Story by Larry Heinemann
1986:  World’s Fair by E.L. Doctorow
1985:  White Noise by Don DeLillo
1984:  Victory over Japan: A Book of Stories by Ellen Gilchrist
1983:  The Color Purple by Alice Walker, Collected Stories of Eudora Welty by Eudora Welty
1982:  Rabbit is Rich by John Updike, So Long, See You Tomorrow by William Maxwell
1981:  Plains Song by Wright Morris, The Stories of John Cheever by John Cheever
1980:  Sophie’s Choice by William Styron, The World According to Garp by John Irving
1979:  Going After Cacciato by Tim O’Brien
1978:  Blood Tie by Mary Lee Settle
1977:  The Spectator Bird by Wallace Stegner
1976:  JR by William Gaddis
1975:  Dog Soldiers by Robert Stone, The Hair of Harold Roux by Thomas Williams
1974:  Gravity’s Rainbow by Thomas Pynchon, A Crown of Feathers and Other Stories by Isaac Bashevis Singer
1973:  Chimera by John Barth, Augustus by John Williams
1972:  The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor by Flannery O’Connor
1971:  Mr. Sammler’s Planet by Saul Bellow
1970:  Them by Joyce Carol Oates
1969:  Steps by Jerzy Koshinski
1968:  The Eighth Day by Thorton Wilder
1967:  The Fixer by Barnard Malamud
1966:  The Collected Stories of Katherine Anne Porter by Katherine Anne Porter
1965:  Herzog by Saul Bellow
1964:  The Centaur by John Updike
1963:  Morte D’Urban by J.F. Powers
1962:  The Moviegoer by Walker Percy
1961:  The Waters of Kronos by Conrad Richter
1960:  Goodbye, Columbus by Philip Roth
1959:  The Magic Barrel by Bernard Malamud
1958:  The Wapshot Chronicle by John Cheever
1957:  The Field of Vision by Wright Morris
1956:  Ten North Frederick by John O’Hara
1955:  A Fable by William Faulkner
1954:  The Adventures of Augie March by Saul Bellow
1953:  Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison
1952:  From Here to Eternity by James Jones
1951:  The Collected Stories of William Faulkner by William Faulkner
1950:  The Man Who The Golden Arm by Nelson Algren

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