Sherman Alexie Is Winner of 2007 National Book Award
THIS JUST IN! Sherman Alexie's The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian (Little, Brown) has just won the National Book Award for Young People's Literature. For a full review of Alexie's book, see my post for Tuesday, November 13 below.
Congratulations to Sherman Alexie for his truly awesome first venture into literature for young people!
Other winners just announced are as follows:
POETRY: Robert Hass, for Time and Materials (HarperCollins)
NONFICTION: Tim Weiner, for Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA (Doubleday)
FICTION: Denis Johnson, for Tree of Smoke (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux)