National Book Critics Circle select 'Americanah,' 'Five Days at Memorial' as winners

'Americanah' by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie took the prize for fiction, while 'Five Days at Memorial' by Sheri Fink secured the nonfiction prize. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

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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

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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

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National Book Critics Circle Awards go to 'Billy Lynn,' 'Far From the Tree'

The National Book Critics Circle honored works such as 'Far From the Tree' by Andrew Solomon and 'The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson' by Robert Caro during their 2012 awards ceremony. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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National Book Critics Circle announces finalists for awards

The late journalist Anthony Shadid, Los Angeles writer Reyna Grande and the novelist Zadie Smith were among the finalists announced Monday for the prestigious National Book Critics Circle Awards. The late journalist Anthony Shadid, Los Angeles writer Reyna Grande and the novelist Zadie Smith... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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National Book Critics Circle Awards Shortlist Includes Just One Translation

Add to the growing list of prize shortlists the latest from the NBCC, which includes just a single translation: Lauren Binet's HHhH, translated by Sam Taylor. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Edith Pearlman wins National Book Critics Circle fiction prize

The under-the-radar author won for her collection "Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories."Reporting from New York -- The National Book Critics Circle gave its 2011 fiction prize to Edith Pearlman, an under-the-radar writer of short stories, at its annual awards ceremony Thursday evening at... 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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Books in the Media: Critics swoop on Day's fifth novel

Elizabeth Day's latest novel Magpie (Fourth Estate) picked up reviews in the Observer, the Irish Times, the Sunday Times, the Daily Mail and the i this week.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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National Poetry Day to spotlight over 40 books in recommended lists

The 2021 trade campaign to mark National Poetry Day (NPD) on 7th October is spotlighting 43 new poetry books from 26 different publishers, in a year that sees more recommendations from indie presses than ever before. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Sheikh Zayed Book Award Shortlists: ‘Development of Nations’ and Criticism

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National Book Award winner Barry Lopez dies at 75

Barry Lopez, who authored close to 20 books on natural history, including the National Book Award-winning Arctic Dreams (Vintage), has died at the age of 75. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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

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Here’s every winner of the National Book Award for Fiction and Nonfiction during the 21st century.

Dust off your formal wear and break out the bubbly because the National Book Awards (a.k.a. the Oscars of the book world) are nearly upon us. Yes, in just a few short hours, five dumbstruck authors will be fêted, garlanded, and welcomed into the American literary pantheon. For those of you... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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'The end of an innocent world': An oral history of the first National Book Festival, which debuted three days before 9/11

Ahead of the 20th National Book Festival, Laura Bush, Scott Turow, Michael Beschloss and others look back at the event’s storied beginning. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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It’s a good day to rewatch John Lewis accepting the National Book Award.

In case you forgot: in 2016, legendary civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis won the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature, along with co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell, for his graphic novel March: Book Three, the third volume in his trilogy about his... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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National Poetry Day to highlight 40 new books focusing on poetry participation

The 2020 campaign to mark National Poetry Day on 1st October will highlight a list of 40 new books focused on poetry participation, including work from Michael Rosen, Inua Ellams and Kate Clanchy. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nosy Crow will publish historical picture book for National Windrush Day

Nosy Crow has acquired Granny Came to England on the Empire Windrush by Patrice Lawrence.  Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Hotels Share Favorite Travel Stories for World Book Day: Critical Linking, April 23, 2020

An awesome daily roundup of the most interesting bookish links from around the web! Continue reading at Book Riot

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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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