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2014 Awards for Books Published in 2013
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ADULT FICTION
Winner:
Christine Sneed — Little Known Facts — Bloomsbury
Finalists:
Chinelo Okparanta — Happiness, Like Water — Mariner
Bryan Furuness — The Lost Episodes of Revie Bryson — Black Lawrence

ADULT NONFICTION
Winner:
Rick Atkinson — The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945Henry Holt and Co.

Finalists:
Ted Anton — The Longevity Seekers: Science, Business, and the Fountain of YouthUniversity of Chicago Press
Larry Haeg — Harriman vs. Hill: Wall Street’s Great Railroad War — University of Minnesota Press

BIOGRAPHY & MEMOIR
Winner:
James Tobin — The Man He Became: How FDR Defied Polio to Win the PresidencySimon & Schuster
Finalist:
Michael Shelden — Young Titan: The Making of Winston Churchill — Simon & Schuster

CHILDREN’S FICTION 
Winner:
Amy Timberlake — One Came Home — Knopf Books for Young Readers
Finalists:
Clare Vanderpool — Navigating Early — Delacorte Press
Patricia Polacco — The Blessing Cup — Paula Wiseman Books/Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers

CHILDREN’S NONFICTION
Winner:
Neal Bascomb — The Nazi Hunter: How a Team of Spies and Survivors Captured the World’s Most Notorious Nazi — Arthur A. Levine Books

POETRY
Winner:
Roger Bonair-Agard — Bury My Clothes — Haymarket Books
Finalists:
Carl Phillips — Silverchest — Farrar, Straus, & Giroux
Averill Curdy — Song and Error — Farrar, Straus, & Giroux

JAMES FRIEND MEMORIAL AWARD FOR LITERARY AND DRAMATIC CRITICISM
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