'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'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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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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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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

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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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

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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

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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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2016 National Book Awards for Young People Literature in Photos

On Wednesday evening, November 16, five finalists for the Young People's Literature prize headed to Cipriani Wall Street in lower Manhattan for the 67th National Book Awards. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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'March: Book Three' Wins 2016 NBA for Young People's Literature

Members of the publishing industry gathered at Cipriani Wall Street for the 67th National Book Awards, where John Lewis, Andrew Aydin and Nate Powell won for 'March: Book Three.' Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Theatre book wins SLA award

A children’s book about the National Theatre has been announced as the overall winner of the School Library Association (SLA)’s Information Book Award 2016. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Finalists for 2016 National Book Awards Announced

Among the nominees for this year's awards, which will be given out on November 16, are Colson Whitehead, Viet Thanh Nguyen and Peter Gizzi. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Reviews of 2016's James Beard Award-Winning Books

Fourteen book awards were handed out at the 2016 James Beard Awards. We list the winners and round up PW's earlier coverage: reviews, interviews, podcasts, and more. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Awards "to return" in 2016

The National Book Awards will not run in 2015, The Bookseller can confirm. Cactus TV, which has produced the consumer-focused awards since the closure of Publishing News in 2008, said an update about a 2016 ceremony would be issued soon. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Third winning year for Walliams at National Book Awards

David Walliams’ Awful Auntie (HarperCollins Children’s) has been named Children’s Book of the Year at the Specsavers National Book Awards, making it the third time in a row the author has won the honour. The awards, presented today (26th November) at a ceremony at the Foreign Office in London... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Book Awards: US marines veteran Phil Klay wins for Redeployment

Short story collection about soldiers struggling in cope with chaos of Iraq war takes top US literary prize, with Ursula K Le Guin honored for lifetime contribution• Redeployment by Phil Klay review – incendiary stories of warA US marines veteran, Phil Klay, has taken home America’s most... Continue reading at The Guardian

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