McBride, Packer win big at the 2013 National Book Awards

Winners, 2013 National Book Awards:

  • Fiction: The Good Lord Bird, by James McBride
  • Nonfiction The Unwinding, by George Packer
  • Poetry: Incarnadine, by Mary Sybist
  • Young People’s Literature: The Thing About Luck, by Cynthia Kadohata

Winner/Poet Mary Sybist provides the night’s winning quote: “There’s plenty that poetry cannot do, but the miracle of course, is how much it can do, is how much it does do.”

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