Carolyn Reidy to receive a lifetime achievement honor at the 2020 National Book Awards

Carolyn Reidy, the late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, will receive the Literarian Award, the National Book Foundation announced today. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2020-09-08 14:14:51 UTC ]
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Carolyn Reidy will posthumously receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

Today, the National Book Foundation announced extraordinary news for an extraordinary prize: The late president and chief executive of Simon & Schuster, Carolyn Reidy, will be the recipient of its Literarian Award at the 2020 National Book Awards. The lifetime achievement award, which honors... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-08 16:43:46 UTC ]
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Walter Mosley will receive the National Book Foundation’s lifetime achievement award.

How about some terrific morning literary news to brighten your day? Is that a “yes” I hear? Well, today the National Book Foundation announced that Walter Mosley, author of the highly-regarded Devil in a Blue Dress, will be awarded the 2020 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2020-09-10 15:03:19 UTC ]
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Nigel Newton to receive London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award 2020

Nigel Newton, founder and chief executive of Bloomsbury Publishing will be presented with the London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award this year.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2020-02-23 20:55:13 UTC ]
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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-09-12 16:03:13 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award

Nigel Newton, founding CEO of Bloomsbury, is to receive a London Book Fair Lifetime Achievement Award for his 'huge contribution to the book industry.' The post Bloomsbury’s Nigel Newton Receives London Book Fair’s Lifetime Achievement Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2020-02-24 13:50:23 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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London Book Fair Delivers Its Lifetime Achievement Award to Margaret Busby

Voted one of the '100 Great Black Britons' in 2020, Margaret Busby is fêted at London's Hurlingham Club for her Lifetime Achievement International Excellence Award. The post London Book Fair Delivers Its Lifetime Achievement Award to Margaret Busby appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2021-09-24 03:49:38 UTC ]
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Nancy Pearl to Receive 2021 National Book Foundation Literarian Award

Nancy Pearl has been named the recipient of the National Book Foundation's 2021 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, which will be presented at the 72nd National Book Awards ceremony on November 17 by Ron Charles of the 'Washington Post.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2021-09-08 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Here are the finalists for the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award.

Yesterday, writer and book critic Michael Schaub announced all the finalists for the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Award, which honors the “finest books” published in English during the last year. The thirty finalists were selected across six categories—Autobiography, Biography, Criticism,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

[ Literrary Hub | 2021-01-25 16:52:22 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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2020 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Award Finalists are here! The winners will be announced November 18, 2020, in a virtual ceremony. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2020-10-06 16:50:00 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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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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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 National Book Awards Ceremony Will Be Virtual

This year's National Book Awards ceremony, which is typically a glittery black-tie ball at Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan, will instead be a virtual event, hosted online on November 18. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-07-10 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020 Receives 1,900 Nominations from 49 Countries

The Abu Dhabi-based Sheikh Zayed Book Award announces a record-breaking number of submissions and nominating nations for its 14th prize year. The post Sheikh Zayed Book Award 2020 Receives 1,900 Nominations from 49 Countries appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-11-08 03:10:00 UTC ]
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Thomas Kinsella to receive Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award

Irish poet Thomas Kinsella, 90, has been chosen as the recipient of 2018's Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-11-27 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’

The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards. The post National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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London Book Fair Lifetime Honor Will Go to Sara Miller McCune at Excellence Awards

The Lifetime Achievement Award is to go to SAGE Publishing founder Sara Miller McCune on April 10 as part of London Book Fair's and the Publishers Association's International Excellence Awards. The post London Book Fair Lifetime Honor Will Go to Sara Miller McCune at Excellence Awards appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2018-03-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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