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(AP) Louise Erdrich's The Round House has won the National Book Award for fiction.

Katherine Boo's Behind the Beautiful Forevers won the nonfiction award Wednesday night at a New York ceremony. David Ferry's Bewilderment won for poetry, and William Alexander's Goblin Secrets won for young people's literature.

Winners each received $10,000.

Honorary prizes were given to novelist Elmore Leonard and New York Times publisher and chairman Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr.

Associated Press
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