Members Of 'Lonely Craft' Gather For National Book Awards

Nov 21, 2013
Originally published on November 21, 2013 6:55 am

James McBride won the National Book Award for fiction Tuesday for "The Good Lord Bird," about a young slave who meets and travels with abolitionist John Brown. The nonfiction award was won by George Packer for "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America." The poetry award was won by Mary Szybist for "Incarnadine."