-ature at Wednesday night’s National Book Awards. The winners: Ha Jin in fiction for “Waiting,” John W. Dower in nonfiction for “Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II,” Ai in poetry for “Vice: New and Selected Poems” and Kimberly Willis Holt in young people’s literature for “When Zachary Beaver Came to Town.” Winners aside, it was a star-studded evening. – Washington Post
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