NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Louise Erdich's "The Round House" has won America's National Book Award for Fiction, organizers announced.
Katherine Boo earned the non-fiction award for her book "Behind the Beautiful Forevers: Life, Death, and Hope in a Mumbai Undercity," the National Book Foundation said Wednesday.
The winners for the NBAs for poetry and Young People's Literature respectively are David Ferry's "Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations" and William Alexander's "Goblin Secrets."
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