National Book Awards
Nov 14, 2012 — Erdrich's novel is laced with emotional nuance, and demonstrates in painful detail the legal and cultural obstacles to prosecuting rapists on a North Dakota reservation. Katherine Boo's acclaimed Behind the Beautiful Forevers - about life in a slum in Mumbai, India — won the nonfiction award.
Oct 12, 2011 — This year's honorees include debut novelist Tea Obreht and poet Adrienne Rich. The winners will be announced next month.