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The winners of the 2017 National Book Awards are here.

On Wednesday night, the book world came together to celebrate the best new literature of the year in the National Book Foundation’s annual National Book Awards ceremony.

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Each year, the National Book Awards honor the best new literature in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature.

2017’s entries shined a spotlight on some of the year’s most exciting books including Jesmyn Ward’s much acclaimed novel Sing, Unburied, Sing, which was nominated for the Fiction award. Past National Book Award nominee Jason Reynolds also …

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