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Tell Us Your Favorite Fall Food and We’ll Tell You What National Book Award Nominee to Read

Autumn means changing leaves, apple-based baked goods, decorative gourds, pumpkin spice lattes—and an avalanche of literary award longlists. If you’re feeling overwhelmed by all the must-read National Book Award nominees you’re now realizing you didn’t read, why not base your TBR pile off of... Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

[ Electric Literature | 2020-09-25 11:00:06 UTC ]
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Friendship and Mortality in a Plague Year: Sigrid Nunez on What Are You Going Through

Subscribe on Podcasts | Spotify | SoundCloud | Author Sigrid Nunez, who won the National Book Award for 2018’s The Friend, joins Kate and Eric to talk about her new novel, What Are You Going Through, which focuses on the narrator’s close relationship to a friend with a terminal illness. The work... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Review of Books'

[ Los Angeles Review of Books | 2020-09-18 19:48:22 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Fiction.

Last but certainly not least: it’s the time for fiction! The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books contending for this year’s National Book Award for Fiction. The award, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 14:15:26 UTC ]
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On Creating Family in the Poetry Classroom

Ibi Zoboi is a bestselling author and National Book Award finalist who has advocated for art programs for youth. Her most recent book, Punching the Air, is co-written with Yusef Salaam of the Exonerated Five. Liza Jessie Peterson is an award-winning playwright, actress, poet and advocate for... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-18 08:47:25 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for this year’s National Book Award for Nonfiction.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Nonfiction. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent writing. This year’s longlist features a mix of debut... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 19:15:43 UTC ]
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All the poets on the longlist for the National Book Award for Poetry are first timers.

And now, it’s the time for the poets! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Poetry. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding bold and cogent writing. According to... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-17 14:15:43 UTC ]
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Here’s the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature.

In more literary news, the National Book Foundation has just announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Translated Literature. The longlist includes ten novels originally published in eight different languages: Arabic, German, Spanish, Persian, Tamil, Korean, Japanese, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 19:15:16 UTC ]
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Sigrid Nunez’s ‘What Are You Going Through’ is an ambitious novel about the meaning of life and death

Nunez’s first novel since winning the National Book Award follows a woman and her terminally ill friend. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-09-16 16:32:08 UTC ]
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The 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature longlist includes many newcomers.

‘Tis the season for book awards! Today, the National Book Foundation announced the longlist for the 2020 National Book Award for Young People’s Literature. The National Book Awards, created in 1950, is the most prestigious literary prize in the United States, rewarding quality and cogent... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-16 14:15:20 UTC ]
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2020 NBA Longlists Announced This Week

This week, the National Book Foundation is announcing the 2020 National Book Award longlists, from young people's literature to fiction, Wednesday through Friday. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-09-16 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Kathleen Duey, a Mentoring Children’s Book Author, Dies at 69

A prolific writer, she published more than 75 books, including a Best Seller and a National Book Award finalist, all while encouraging aspiring authors. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-08-05 21:52:08 UTC ]
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YA superstar Jason Reynolds just sold his debut novel for adults.

Today, Simon and Schuster announced that their imprint Scribner will be publishing the debut novel for adults from #1 New York Times bestselling children’s book author Jason Reynolds, whose books include Look Both Ways and Ghost, both finalists for the National Book Award for Young People’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-22 16:30:17 UTC ]
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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-07-20 13:26:18 UTC ]
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McBride's Deacon King Kong to Doubleday

Doubleday has acquired Deacon King Kong by National Book Award Winner James McBride. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-17 23:11:02 UTC ]
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The arts world is facing a fierce reckoning about diversity. But is it too late? | Arwa Mahdawi

A scandal has exposed massive pay disparities in publishing and journalism. But the information may not help muchThe writer Chip Cheek got paid an $800,000 advance for his erotic debut novel, Cape May. Good for him, right? Even he, however, admits he was shocked by the figure. “But I’m more... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-06-12 09:30:18 UTC ]
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Book Deals: Week of June 15, 2020

Among the notable books that sold this week are a history of how black labor built America and a nonfiction work on black radical poetics by a National Book Award nominee. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sigrid Nunez Returns After Her NBA Win

In 'What Are You Going Through,' the follow-up novel to Nunez's National Book Award winner 'The Friend,' the novelist looks at friendship and life near the end with her signature mix of gravitas and humor. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-06-12 04:00:00 UTC ]
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WATCH: Jericho Brown and Nikky Finney on Black Lives Matter and Bearing Witness

Renowned poets Jericho Brown (2020 Pulitzer Prize winner) and Nikky Finney (2011 National Book Award winner), formerly student and teacher, reunite to address the current moment of uprising and solidarity in the face of anti-Black violence, in a visceral conversation about art, identity, and... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-09 17:00:01 UTC ]
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Listen to Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning for free.

If your local bookstore is all sold out of its books on anti-racism, good. Finally. Backorder them for yourself. But in the meantime, the audiobook version of Ibram X. Kendi’s Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America, which won the 2016 National Book Award... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-06-04 14:34:08 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2020: Machado Unveils First Graphic Novel

Bestselling author and National Book Award finalist Carmen Maria Machado will discuss the forthcoming The Low, Low Woods at BookExpo Online's Adult Book & Author Dinner. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-05-26 04:00:00 UTC ]
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