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Our 2022 overall winner is Knight Owl by Christopher Denise. Our Young Reader Winner is Hooky by Míriam Bonastre Tur. Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao is our 2022 YA Winner.  The Barnes & Noble Children’s & YA Book Awards discovers, champions, and celebrates the very best in Children’s publishing in three categories: Picture Books, Young Readers and YA.

Our 2022 overall winner is Knight Owl by Christopher Denise. Our Young Reader Winner is Hooky by Míriam Bonastre Tur. Iron Widow by Xiran Jay Zhao is our 2022 YA Winner.  The Barnes & Noble Children’s & YA Book Awards discovers, champions, and celebrates the very best in Children’s publishing in three categories: Picture Books, Young Readers and YA.

2022 Winners

The Pulitzer Prize presents awards in the categories of Fiction, Drama, History, Biography, Poetry, General Nonfiction, and Music. This year's Pulitzer Prize in Fiction went to Joshua Cohen for his novel The Netanyahus.

The Pulitzer Prize presents awards in the categories of Fiction, Drama, History, Biography, Poetry, General Nonfiction, and Music. This year's Pulitzer Prize in Fiction went to Joshua Cohen for his novel The Netanyahus.

The B&N Book of the Year 2021

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The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present

by Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Editor)

The Lyrics: 1956 to the Present

by Paul McCartney, Paul Muldoon (Editor)

This two-volume set is a masterpiece inside and out. Filled with McCartney’s commentary, personal photos, and lyrics from his most meaningful songs, it is an essential addition to any fan's library and the Barnes & Noble Book of the Year for 2021.

2021 Winners

The National Book Awards are the nation's preeminent literary prizes, honoring outstanding Fiction, Young People's Literature, Poetry, and Nonfiction. This year's fiction prize went to Jason Mott for Hell of a Book.

The National Book Awards are the nation's preeminent literary prizes, honoring outstanding Fiction, Young People's Literature, Poetry, and Nonfiction. This year's fiction prize went to Jason Mott for Hell of a Book.

Booker Prize 2021 Winner

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The Promise (Booker Prize Winner)

by Damon Galgut

The Promise (Booker Prize Winner)

by Damon Galgut

The prestigious Booker Prize is given for a novel written in English. The winner for 2021 is Damon Galgut's The Promise, an epic South African drama that unfurls against the unrelenting march of history.

2021 Winner

The Swedish Academy has awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature to the U.K.-based Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah for “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”

The Swedish Academy has awarded the 2021 Nobel Prize in Literature to the U.K.-based Tanzanian writer Abdulrazak Gurnah for “uncompromising and compassionate penetration of the effects of colonialism and the fate of the refugee in the gulf between cultures and continents.”