Acevedo, Nunez, Reed, Stewart, and Tawada/Mitsutani Win 2018 National Book Awards

At the 69th National Book Awards, the political fervor underpinning the past few ceremonies remained, even as a somewhat tongue-in-cheek lightness rose to the fore. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2018-11-14 00:00:00 UTC ]

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Elizabeth Acevedo, Sigrid Nunez among National Book Award winners

The winners of the 2018 National Book Awards were announced at a ceremony in New York on Wednesday night, with almost all of the prestigious literary prizes going to authors of color. Sigrid Nunez took home the fiction award for "The Friend," her novel about a woman who inherits a Great Dane... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Susan Choi Wins National Book Award for ‘Trust Exercise’

Sarah M. Broom won the nonfiction prize for “The Yellow House,” one of several memoirs in the category. Arthur Sze won in poetry for “Sight Lines.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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Sandler, Krasznahorkai, Sze, Broom, Choi, Win 2019 National Book Awards

At the 70th National Book Awards, held again this year at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, LeVar Burton presided over a smoothly run evening attended by a typically ebullient and dapper publishing industry crowd. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

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Parliamentary Book Awards 2018 winners revealed: Jowell wins best memoir

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The Friend scoops the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction

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2018 National Book Award Finalists Announced

The five finalists in the five categories have been named. The winner in each category will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Awards Names 2018 Medalists: Isabel Allende and Doron Weber

Recognizing the careers of the Chilean-American author Isabel Allende and the science-foundation program director Doron Weber, the National Book Foundation's medals are its lifetime achievement honors. The post National Book Awards Names 2018 Medalists: Isabel Allende and Doron Weber appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Awards 2018 Longlist: Fiction

The 10 books longlisted by the National Book Foundation for the 2018 National Book Awards in fiction feature five titles from imprints of Penguin Random House and one each from Graywolf, McSweeney's, Soho Press, Workman, and Simon & Schuster. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlist:... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Nonfiction and Poetry

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2018 National Book Award Longlists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced its longlists for the 2018 National Book Awards. The five finalists in each category will be named on October 10, and the winner will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging Panels

Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translation Literature prize among them. The post National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Vinegar book wins 2018 Jane Grigson Trust award

Food writer and historian Angela Clutton has won the 2018 Jane Grigson Trust Award for her "fascinating and unique" book The Vinegar Cupboard (Absolute Press). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction

Bill Clinton handed Scholastic's Dick Robinson a lifetime achievement award. 'The happy ending still beckons,' Proulx said at the National Book Awards. The post Jesmyn Ward Wins Second National Book Award in Fiction appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Benway, Bidart, Gessen, and Ward Win 2017 National Book Awards

At the 68th National Book Awards, held at Cipriani New York in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, politics were again front and center in the publishing world. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Colson Whitehead wins for fiction at the National Book Awards

In a year plagued by racial tensions, Colson Whitehead took the National Book Award for fiction for his novel "The Underground Railroad," a visceral and creative imagining of a female slave's escape from slavery. Although it takes years to write a book and bring it to publication, the National... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Colson Whitehead Wins National Book Award for ‘The Underground Railroad’

The author Colson Whitehead won the National Book Award for fiction this year for his novel “The Underground Railroad.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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At the 67th National Book Awards, held at Cipriani New York in Lower Manhattan on Wednesday night, the junction where politics and publishing meet was in the spotlight from the start. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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