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Here Are The 2015 National Book Awards Winners

The winners were revealed at the 66th National Book Awards ceremony.

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In six masterly stories, Johnson delves deep into love and loss, natural disasters, the influence of technology, and how the political shapes the personal.

Adam Johnson was one of BuzzFeed Books' first contributors.


Masterfully woven from lyrical personal narrative, reimagined history, and fresh, emotionally charged reportage, Between the World and Me offers a powerful new framework for understanding America's history and current crisis, and a transcendent vision for a way forward.

You can read more about Between the World and Me here.


Offering a new understanding of biography and the self, this collection questions just where, historically, do ideas about the black female figure truly begin—five hundred years ago, five thousand, or even longer? Lewis's book is a thrilling aesthetic anthem to the complexity of race—a full embrace of its pleasure and horror, in equal parts.


Bosch is a brilliant high school student whose friends are starting to notice his odd behavior. Bosch pretends to join the school track team but spends his days walking for miles, absorbed by the thoughts in his head. He is dealing with schizophrenia... and as fantasy and paranoia begin to take over, his parents have only one choice left.

Jarry Lee is the Deputy Books Editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York. Contact Jarry Lee at jarry.lee@buzzfeed.com.

Contact Jarry Lee at jarry.lee@buzzfeed.com.

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