James McBride, George Packer are National Book Awards winners

James McBride won the National Book Award for fiction for his novel set during the Civil War, while George Packer picked up the non-fiction award for his examination of contemporary America. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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National Book Awards go to James McBride, George Packer

James McBride won the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction for "The Good Lord Bird." George Packer won the nonfiction award for "The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America."James McBride won the 2013 National Book Award for Fiction for “The Good Lord Bird,” a satirical account of... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Thomas Pynchon, George Packer and others are finalists for National Book Award

The contenders for the fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people's literature prizes are now narrowed down to five. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-10-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

Ibram Kendi, who received the 2016 National Book Award for his book 'Stamped From the Beginning,' has launched the first National Antiracist Book Festival, to be held April 27 at American University in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners have been announced! Hosted by LeVar Burton, the 70th National Book Award ceremony was a night of storytelling! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Choi, Broom and Sze among National Book Award winners; Teicher and White honoured

Last night’s 70th National Book Awards in New York saw Susan Choi, Sarah M Broom, Arthur Sze, Laszlo Krasnahorkai and Martin W Sandler annnounced as winners, respectively, in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-21 10:45:49 UTC ]
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2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners were announced in New York City tonight. The big prize for Fiction went to Trust Exercise by Susan Choi (Bonus: Read our 2019 interview with Choi).  In his opening remarks for the 70th annual ceremony, host Levar Burton spoke about the power of books... Continue reading at The Millions

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Here Are the National Book Award Winners!

The 2019 National Book Awards—aka the Oscars for books—have officially been awarded! This year’s winners are as follows: Young People’s Literature: Martin W. Sandler for 1919, The Year That Changed America. * Poetry: Arthur Sze for Sight Lines. * Translation: Laszlo Krasznahorkai and Ottile... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Remembering National Book Award Winners of the Past

On the day the 2019 honorees are to be unveiled, we recall recipients who have died in recent years. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Marlon James named National Book Award finalist

Marlon James is among the National Book Awards' 25 finalists battling it out across categories of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People's Literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Smith, McBride, Filer and Moran on National Book Awards shortlists

Man Booker-shortlisted Ali Smith, Baileys Women’s Prize for Fiction winner Eimear McBride, and Costa Book of the Year winner Nathan Filer are among the authors vying at the Specsavers National Book Awards this year. Presented in association with high street campaign Books Are My Bag, the awards... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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McBride wins US National Book Award

McBride's The Good Lord Bird was a surprise winner of the prestigious award which honours works by US authors published over the past year. Continue reading at BBC News

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EL James wins National Book Award

Erotic novelist EL James beats Kate Mosse and JoJo Moyes to win the National Book Awards popular fiction book of the year. Continue reading at BBC News

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James, Balding, Rankin win at National Book Awards

E L James has won the Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year with her erotica smash-hit... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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E.L. James on National Book Awards shortlists

Erotica star E. L James will go head-to-head with authors such as Victoria Hislop, Bernard... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

A diverse group of writers was recognized by the National Book Foundation for shaping the literary landscape over the past year. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

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AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman

The Association of American Publishers' PROSE Awards for scholarly and professional books will be named in February. The National Book Awards winners ceremony is on November 14. The post AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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