1998 National Book Awards
The 40th Annual National Book Awards were presented November 18, 1998, at New York City's Marriott Marquis Hotel.
|Fiction:||Charming Billy, Alice McDermott (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)|
|Nonfiction:||Slaves in the Family, Edward Ball (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)|
|Poetry:||This Time: New and Selected Poems, Gerald Stern (W.W. Norton)|
|Young People's Literature:||Holes, Louis Sachar (Frances Foster Books/Farrar, Straus & Giroux)|