US National Book Award’s 20 Finalists Are Named: Four Categories

Five finalists are named in each of four categories for a total 20 contenders for National Book Award honors in mid-November. This year is the 68th round of the award program’s activity.   By Porter Anderson, Editor-in-Chief | @Porter_Anderson Four of the 20 Titles Are Debuts ontinuing its busy season of prize news releases, the United States’ National Book Award ... The post US National Book Award’s 20 Finalists Are Named: Four Categories appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

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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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2014 National Book Award Finalists Named

The National Book Foundation revealed the finalists for the 2014 National Book Awards for Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, and Young People's Literature. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Download Free Samples of National Book Award Finalists’ Books

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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Harry Potter named favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of last 20 years

Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone (Bloomsbury) has been voted viewers’ favourite Blue Peter Book Award winner of the last 20 years, while Amanda Li’s Rise Up (Buster) and Vashti Hardy’s Wildspark (Scholastic) have also won prizes. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners

With a total purse of £60,000 (US$79,000), the Costa Book Awards' first winners are in the five categories. One of this group will be named the overall winner on January 28. The post Costa Book Awards Names Its 2019 Category Winners appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The Teenage Ghosts in Laura Ruby’s National Book Award Finalist Never Sleep

“Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All” is set during World War II in a Chicago orphanage, where teenagers — some of them ghosts — seek answers. Continue reading at The New York Times

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Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom

The National Book Award finalist answers 10 questions about her debut memoir The Yellow House. The post Building The Yellow House: An Interview With National Book Award Finalist Sarah M. Broom by Cassandra Lipp appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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US National Book Awards Finalists Drawn from 1,712 Submissions

With its Translated Literature award for authors and translators in its second year, the National Book Foundation announces its 2019 shortlisted titles. The post US National Book Awards Finalists Drawn from 1,712 Submissions appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The 2019 National Book Award Finalists are…

Here are the 25 finalists up for the National Book Awards in of Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Translated Literature, and Young People’s Literature: Finalists for Fiction: Susan Choi, Trust Exercise Henry Holt and Company / Macmillan Publishers Kali Fajardo-Anstine, Sabrina & Corina: Stories... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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US National Book Awards Finalists: This Year Including Translations

There's special interest at Frankfurt in the new category for translated literature, as the 2018  National Book Awards in America announce finalists. The post US National Book Awards Finalists: This Year Including Translations appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2018 National Book Award Finalists Announced

The five finalists in the five categories have been named. The winner in each category will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 14. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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National Book Awards Names 2018 Medalists: Isabel Allende and Doron Weber

Recognizing the careers of the Chilean-American author Isabel Allende and the science-foundation program director Doron Weber, the National Book Foundation's medals are its lifetime achievement honors. The post National Book Awards Names 2018 Medalists: Isabel Allende and Doron Weber appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging Panels

Twenty-five judges will produce 50 longlisted titles, then 25 shortlisted books, and finally five winners of the 2018 National Book Awards, this year with the all-new Translation Literature prize among them. The post National Book Foundation Opens Its 2018 Award Submissions and Names Judging... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Foundation Names 2017 NBA Finalists

The diverse shortlists include such established voices as Frank Bidart and Frances FitzGerald and up-and-coming literary favorites including Danez Smith, Carmen Maria Machado, and Ibi Zoboi. 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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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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Who won the 2015 Man Booker Prize and finalists for National Book Awards

A Jamaican-born writer took the Man Booker Prize for the first time, while some authors are in the running for the National Book Award in America. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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The 2015 National Book Awards Finalists Announced

The National Book Foundation announced the finallists for the 2015 National Book Awards. The winners will be announced on Wednesday, November 18 at the 66th National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony in New York City. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Richard Flanagan takes the Man Booker Prize, National Book Awards finalists are announced

Flanagan took the Man Booker Prize for his book 'The Narrow Road to the Deep North,' while works such as 'All the Light We Cannot See,' by Anthony Doerr and 'Age of Ambition,' by Evan Osnos made the cut for the National Book Award shortlists. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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