2012 National Book Awards
The National Book Awards were presented November 15, 2012, in New York City.
|Fiction:||The Round House, Louise Erdrich (Harper, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers)|
|Nonfiction:||Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity, Katharine Boo (Random House)|
|Poetry:||Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations, David Ferry (University of Chicago Press)|
|Young People's Literature:||Goblin Secrets, William Alexander (Margaret K. McElderry Books, an imprint of Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing)|