2002 National Book Awards
The 53rd Annual National Book Awards were presented November 20, 2002, at New York City's Marriott Marquis Hotel.
|Fiction:||Three Junes, Julia Glass (Pantheon Books)|
|Nonfiction:||Master of the Senate: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro (Alfred A. Knopf)|
|Poetry:||In the Next Galaxy, Ruth Stone (Copper Canyon Press)|
|Young People's Literature:||The House of the Scorpion, Nancy Farmer (A Richard Jackson Book/ Atheneum Books for Young Readers)|
|Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Literature:||Philip Roth|