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 pre-Civil War America that features a cross-dressing slave who gets caught up in John Brown’s famous anti-slavery rebellion. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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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

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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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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

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E.L. James on National Book Awards shortlists

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First National Antiracist Book Festival Launched by National Book Award Winner

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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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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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National Book Awards opens up to translated books

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Ursula K Le Guin's speech at National Book Awards: 'Books aren't just commodities'

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The finalists for the 2013 National Book Award have been announced anI, for the first time, a free ebook series with samples of all the finalists' work is available for download. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Award Rolls Out Award Longlists This Week

The National Book Awards is announcing expanded lists of ten finalists for four categories: fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young adult fiction. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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