2011 National Book Awards
The 61st Annual National Book Awards were presented November 16, 2011, in New York City.
|Fiction:||Salvage the Bones, Jesmyn Ward (Bloomsbury USA)|
|Nonfiction:||The Swerve: How the World Became Modern, Stephen Greenblatt (W. W. Norton & Company)|
|Poetry:||Head Off & Split, Nikky Finney (TriQuarterly, an imprint of Northwestern University Press)|
|Young People's Literature:||Inside Out & Back Again, Thanhha Lai (Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)|