Laila Lalami, Colson Whitehead among National Book Award fiction nominees

10 novelists make the National Book Awards fiction longlist: Laila Lalami, Colson Whitehead, Ocean Vuong, Julia Phillips and more. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-09-20 18:20:50 UTC ]
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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

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-11-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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National Book Awards Finalists Include Colson Whitehead and Viet Thanh Nguyen

From left, Colson Whitehead, Jacqueline Woodson, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Rita Dove. Continue reading at The New York Times

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National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are announced

Works that were nominated include 'The Innovators' by Walter Isaacson and 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' by Roz Chast for the nonfiction prize as well as 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr and 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel for the fiction award. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me.... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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The Aspen Words Literary Prize longlist includes Colson Whitehead, Laila Lalami, and more.

Aspen Words has announced the longlist for the 2020 Aspen Words Literary Prize, a $35,000 award given to a work of fiction that “illuminates a vital contemporary issue and demonstrates the transformative power of literature on thought and culture.” The longlist includes sixteen books: twelve... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Here is the 2019 Longlist for the National Book Award for Fiction.

It’s here: the final day of the National Book Foundations’ longlist announcements. Yep, it’s time for the fiction list, as chosen by judges Dorothy Allison, Ruth Dickey, Javier Ramirez, Danzy Senna (Chair), and Jeff VanderMeer from a pool of 397 submitted books. It includes two debut short story... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Zadie Smith, Rachel Kushner among nominees for 2019 National Book Critics Circle Awards

The National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its annual literary awards on Tuesday, with Zadie Smith, Rachel Kushner, Robert Christgau and the late Denis Johnson among the nominees. Los Angeles author Kushner's "The Mars Room" and Johnson's "The Largesse of the Sea Maiden" both... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2019-01-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Friend scoops the 2018 National Book Award for Fiction

The 69th National Book Awards took place in New York last night, emphasising the importance of translation and open borders. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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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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The 2016 National Book Awards: Lewis, Kendi, Borutzky, Whitehead and Politics

In an evening of references to the US general election, the National Book Award ceremony brought to the fore writers of color, the Civil Rights movement, and joy as 'an act of resistance.' The post The 2016 National Book Awards: Lewis, Kendi, Borutzky, Whitehead and Politics appeared first on... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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'March,' Borzutzky, Kendi, and Whitehead Win 2016 National Book Awards

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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2014 National Book Award Fiction Longlist Announced

The list of 10 finalists includes a previous National Book Award winner, two finalists for the award, two Pulitzer Prize winners, and two first time authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The National Book Awards announces 2013 fiction longlist

So what about that National Book Awards fiction longlist? It's a good one, and the last of the four longlists to be released by the National Book Foundation this week.So what about that National Book Awards fiction longlist? It’s a good one, and the last of the four longlists to be released by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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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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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