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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