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US National Book Award Program: Spring Season

The National Book Awards' new digital outreach series features a 12-event presentation of winners, shortlistees, and finalists, including international literature and translation. The post US National Book Award Program: Spring Season appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-01-18 19:01:19 UTC ]
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“Lusting after a Tart of Peacock Tongues”: A Conversation with Publisher Barbara Epler, by Veronica Esposito

Interviews Barbara Epler started working at New Directions after graduating from college in 1984, and she has been its president and publisher since 2011. In 2015 Poets & Writers awarded Epler their Editor’s Prize, and in 2016 Words Without Borders... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2021-01-11 14:39:22 UTC ]
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Neil Sheehan Dies at 84; Times Reporter Obtained the Pentagon Papers

His exhaustive coverage of the Vietnam War also led to the book “A Bright Shining Lie,” which won a National Book Award and a Pulitzer Prize. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-07 23:20:39 UTC ]
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Jean Valentine, Minimalist Poet With Maximum Punch, Dies at 86

A former New York State Poet, she won the National Book Award and was a Pulitzer finalist for poems in which small details could accrue great power. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-07 17:27:38 UTC ]
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Tiffany Haddish to star in an adaptation of M.T. Anderson’s Landscape with Invisible Hand.

2021 is already starting off right (movie-wise, at least): Deadline has just announced that Tiffany Haddish is in final negotiations to star in the screen adaptation of National Book Award winner M.T. Anderson’s sci-fi novel Landscape with Invisible Hand, which will be produced by MGM, Annapurna... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-06 19:07:21 UTC ]
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Barry Lopez, award-winning writer who ventured into the Arctic, dies at 75

The National Book Award recipient plumbed the natural world for its wisdom, exploring the Arctic tundra, the Antarctic waters and the spaces in between. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2020-12-30 17:34:15 UTC ]
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This Week's Bestsellers: December 7, 2020

Ernest Cline has the #2 book in the country with 'Ready Player Two.' Charles Yu won the National Book Award for Fiction and Holly Black's book reaches #5 on our children’s fiction list. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-12-04 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Jason Reynolds bought up all his own books from local DC bookstores and gave them to readers.

Jason Reynolds: two-time National Book Award finalist, TIME 100 Next honoree, and, apparently, real-life angel. Yesterday, for Giving Tuesday, the Look Both Ways and Ghost author let us know via Twitter that he’d bought the entire inventory of his books from local bookstores across DC, so... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-03 18:19:56 UTC ]
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We’re getting a new Lauren Groff novel (about nuns!) in 2021.

Yes, the two-time National Book Award finalist and America’s most famous contemporary practitioner of the Joni Mitchell school of marriage fiction (think about it) is returning to the novel game. Riverhead Books announced earlier this afternoon that Matrix—Groff’s first novel since 2015’s... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-12-01 18:25:06 UTC ]
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Her Antenna Is Tuned to the Quietest Voices

Yu Miri won a National Book Award for “Tokyo Ueno Station,” a novel whose main character is the ghost of a homeless construction worker. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-27 10:00:27 UTC ]
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When Adrienne Rich Refused The National Book Award

Sponsored by the National Book Committee, the National Book Awards honored writers in ten categories in 1974. In March, the National Book Committee announced the finalists. In poetry, the nominated books were Diving into the Wreck by Adrienne Rich; From Snow and Rock, from Chaos, by Hayden... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-23 09:49:45 UTC ]
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Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’

One of four debut novelists among the six writers shortlisted this year, Stuart wins for 'Shuggie Bain,' also a National Book Award finalist. The post Douglas Stuart Wins the 2020 Booker Prize for ‘Shuggie Bain’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-11-19 20:23:21 UTC ]
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2020 National Book Award Winners: Full List

The nonfiction prize went to Les Payne and Tamara Payne for “The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X.” The crime novelist Walter Mosley received a lifetime achievement award. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-19 02:32:00 UTC ]
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Here’s every winner of the National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction during the 21st century.

Dust off your formal wear and break out the bubbly because the National Book Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars of the book world) are nearly upon us. Yes, in just a few short hours, five dumbstruck authors will be fêted, garlanded, and welcomed into the American literary pantheon. For those of you... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-18 17:04:53 UTC ]
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Into the Woods

In Gavriel Savit’s “The Way Back,” a National Book Award finalist, two children leave their shtetl and venture to the Far Country. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-11-13 08:14:28 UTC ]
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And the host of the 71st National Book Awards is…

Jason Reynolds! The two-time National Book Award Finalist, and current National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, will host the 71st National Book Awards on November 18, 2020. “To be at the forefront of ushering in the celebration of my peers would’ve been a gift at any point in my... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-11-05 15:00:37 UTC ]
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The National Book Award 5 Under 35 Honorees on Audio

Listen to the audiobooks by this year's National Book Award 5 Under 35 honorees, all of which are women of color! Continue reading at 'Book Riot'

[ Book Riot | 2020-11-03 11:30:00 UTC ]
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‘I Came From Nothing’: An Undocumented Writer Defies the Odds

Karla Cornejo Villavicencio, a National Book Award finalist for “The Undocumented Americans,” talks immigration, her unconventional approach to nonfiction and why impostor syndrome doesn’t faze her. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2020-10-21 09:00:29 UTC ]
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Charlie Kaufman is adapting Yōko Ogawa’s The Memory Police into a feature film.

Yōko Ogawa’s acclaimed surrealist novel—the story of a young woman, struggling to maintain her career as a writer on a island where objects are disappearing, who concocts a plan to hide her endangered editor from the Memory Police—was one of the sleeper hits of 2019, garnering rave reviews, a... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-10-09 15:15:45 UTC ]
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These Authors Are MacArthur Fellows for 2020

National Book Award winning author Jacqueline Woodson, acclaimed sci-fi author N.K. Jemisin, and novelist Cristina Rivera Garza were among the handful of authors chosen to receive this year’s 21 John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Fellowships. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-10-07 04:00:00 UTC ]
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