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Jesmyn Ward | 'I want to tell the truth about this place'

We talked to Jesmyn Ward about her National Book Award-winnning third novel Sing, Unburied, Sing. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: November 27, 2017

Jesmyn Ward and other 2017 National Book Award winners enjoyed a sales bump the week after the November 15 ceremony. Plus Andy Weir follows up ‘The Martian’ with ‘Artemis,’ and Joe Biden releases his memoir. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-11-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Coming of Age in Mississippi: Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward is a BookExpo veteran, who has attended the show multiple times, in connection with her bestselling titles "Salvage the Bones" (Bloomsbury), which won the 2011 National Book Award, and her memoir,"Men We Reaped" (Bloomsbury, 2013). Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: Bawdy Jokes, Good Advice at Adult Author Breakfast

Comedian Whitney Cummings hosted novelists Stephen King and his son Owen, Claire Messud, Jesmyn Ward, astronaut Scott Kelly, and former White House photographer Pete Souza at the BookExpo Adult Author's Breakfast. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judges Announced for National Book Awards

The judges for the 2016 National Book Awards include novelists Karen Joy Fowler and Jesmyn Ward, author and former TV host Melissa Harris-Perry, and poet Jericho Brown. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-04-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Jesmyn Ward's 'Men We Reaped' is a tale of young men lost too soon

In her memoir, 'Men We Reaped,' Jesmyn Ward writes about her upbringing in a poor Mississippi family and the violent, early deaths of five young men who were close to her.Jesmyn Ward's heart-wrenching new memoir, "Men We Reaped," is a brilliant book about beauty and death. The beauty is in the... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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