National Book Award Winners: Fiction

Colson Whitehead
2016
Adam Johnson
2015
Phil Klay
2014
James McBride
2013
Louise Erdrich
2012
Jaimy Gordon
2010
Peter Matthiessen
2008
Denis Johnson
2007
Richard Powers
2006
Shirley Hazzard
2003
Julia Glass
2002
Jonathan Franzen
2001
Susan Sontag
2000
Charles Frazier
1997
Philip Roth
1995
William Gaddis
1994
Cormac McCarthy
1992
Norman Rush
1991
Pete Dexter
1988
Larry Heinemann
1987
Don DeLillo
1985
Tim O'Brien
1979
Wallace Stegner
1977
William Gaddis
1976
Robert Stone
1975
Thomas Williams
1975
Isaac Bashevis Singer
1974
Joyce Carol Oates
1970
Jerzy Konsinski
1969
Thornton Wilder
1968
Bernard Malamud
1967
Saul Bellow
1965
Walker Percy
1962
Conrad Richter
1961
Philip Roth
1960
Bernard Malamud
1959
John Cheever
1958
Wright Morris
1957
John O'Hara
1956
William Faulkner
1955
Ralph Ellison
1953
James Jones
1952