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Philip Roth, Blake Bailey and publishing in the post-#MeToo era

WW Norton withdrew Bailey’s Roth biography after a series of allegations about its author. As generational conflict rages in the book world and across culture, we ask: who decides whether we can separate the art from the artist?There was something dramatically overwrought about first the... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-06-27 08:00:19 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

How about some terrific morning literary news to brighten your day? Is that a “yes” I hear? Well, today the National Book Foundation announced that Walter Mosley, author of the highly-regarded Devil in a Blue Dress, will be awarded the 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 15:03:19 UTC ]
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The Pulitzer Prize Board has postponed the announcement of the 2020 awards.

Just when you thought the cruelest month couldn’t get any crueler, the Pulitzer Prize Board has only gone and decided to postpone the most anticipated announcement in American letters . . . by two weeks. Originally scheduled for Monday, April 20, the Prizes in Journalism, Books, Drama, and Music... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-04-07 19:29:50 UTC ]
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Benjamin Percy, owner of the most distinct voice in literature, reads Goodnight Moon.

On this All Hallow’s Eve eve, let Benjamin Percy, who has the most notable voice in American letters (if you don’t know what I’m talking about, smash that play button), lull you to sleep with a reading of the surprisingly controversial classic children’s book Goodnight Moon, which he posted on... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-10-30 15:15:53 UTC ]
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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-12 16:03:13 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’

The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards. The post National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Why Cleveland’s A-W Award is One of the Most Important Honors in American Letters

Established in 1935, the A-W Awards are only American book prize to focus on works that address racism and diversity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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NBF Names Annie Proulx Winner of Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

The author of such works of fiction as 'The Shipping News' and 'Barkskins' is the 30th recipient of the medal, which has writers including Robert A. Caro, Judy Blume, and Toni Morrison. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-09-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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