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2008 National Book Awards

The 59th Annual National Book Awards were presented November 19, 2008, in New York City.

Fiction: Shadow Country, Peter Matthiessen (Modern Library)
Nonfiction: The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, Annette Gordon-Reed (W.W. Norton & Company)
Poetry: Fire to Fire: New and Collected Poems, Mark Doty (HarperCollins)
Young People's Literature: What I Saw and How I Lied, Judy Blundell (Scholastic)

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