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Something stands out about a book that got an award. It makes you wonder, “Why did it win the award?” You can find out best by reading the book. So, we made a list of 9 Award Winning Novels that you should read.
Before we start this article, I want to say that I like looking at different lists to find good books to read, but in the end, it all comes down to whether or not the book sounds interesting. Everyone has read a famous book that wasn’t as good as everyone said it would be.
The thing that makes award-winning books different is that they are generally chosen by a group. Because of this, I’ve found some great books, which is why I think award-winning books should be read. The whole list is shown below.
9 Award-Winning Novels That You Should Read
- The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich – Pulitzer Prize for Fiction
- The Promise by Damon Galgut – Man Booker Prize
- Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell – National Book Critics Circle Award
- Harrow by Joy Williams – Kirkus Prize
- Further News of Defeat by Michael X. Wang – PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction
- Deacon King Kong by James McBride – Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
- At Night All Blood is Black by David Diop, tr. by Anna Moschovakis – Los Angeles Times
- Book Prize, Man Booker International Prize
- Network Effect by Martha Wells – Hugo Award, Nebula Award
- The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones – Bram Stoker Award