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'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2019-10-09 05:55:14 UTC ]
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Here is the Young People’s Literature Longlist for the 2019 National Book Awards.

The National Book Foundation has announced the ten books longlisted for this year’s National Book Award in Young People’s Literature, chosen from a total of 325 books submitted to the foundation by publishers. The judges for YPL are An Na, Elana K. Arnold, Kristen Gilligan, Varian Johnson, and... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Edmund White will receive a lifetime achievement award from the National Book Foundation.

The National Book Foundation announced today that it will award its 2019 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to Edmund White. “A master of narrative and craft across fiction, journalism, memoir, and more, White has built a career defined by its indelible impact on many... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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National Book Awards to honour ABA’s Oren Teicher

The US National Book Foundation will honour American Booksellers Association c.e.o. Oren J Teicher with a lifetime achievement accolade at the 70th National Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Finalists announced for 2019 New Zealand Book Awards

The field of finalists for the NZ Book awards has been whittled down to 16 top picks. Continue reading at Stuff

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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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Elizabeth Acevedo, Sigrid Nunez among National Book Award winners

The winners of the 2018 National Book Awards were announced at a ceremony in New York on Wednesday night, with almost all of the prestigious literary prizes going to authors of color. Sigrid Nunez took home the fiction award for "The Friend," her novel about a woman who inherits a Great Dane... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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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 Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’

The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards. The post National Book Awards Honor Allende: ‘I’ve Found a Place’ appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Awards: Isabel Allende warns of 'dark time'

The author spoke out at the National Book Awards against the rise of "nationalism and racism" in politics. Continue reading at BBC News

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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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The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists

Designed 'to find the best popular books of the year in the lead-up to Christmas,' the UK's Specsavers National Book Awards will end with a consumer vote. The post The UK’s National Book Awards Announce Holiday Season Shortlists appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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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 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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National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Nonfiction and Poetry

Ten books have named to each of the National Book Foundation's 2018 longlists in young people's literature and the widely welcomed new National Book Award in translated literature. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Nonfiction and Poetry appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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10 titles in the running for the National Book Award for nonfiction are announced

The longlist for the National Book Award for Nonfiction was announced on Wednesday, with books on history and social issues making up the bulk of the nominations. Notable titles on this year's list include Steve Coll's "Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afghanistan and... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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2018 National Book Award Longlists Announced

The National Book Foundation has announced its longlists for the 2018 National Book Awards. The five finalists in each category will be named on October 10, and the winner 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 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize

Ten books have been named by the National Book Awards to its 2018 longlist in young people's literature, as the National Book Foundation begins several days of longlist announcements. The post National Book Awards 2018 Longlists: Young People’s Literature and the New Translation Prize appeared... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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2018 New Zealand Book Awards finalists announced

Four novels that "directly confront and ask questions of both the world and the reader" have been selected as the fiction finalists at this year's Ockham New Zealand Book Awards. Continue reading at Stuff

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L.A. Times Book Prize finalists include Joyce Carol Oates and Ta-Nehisi Coates; John Rechy receives lifetime achievement award

Finalists for the 2017 Los Angeles Times Book Prizes include Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Chernow, Ta-Nehisi Coates and Jesmyn Ward. The awards will be presented on the campus of USC on April 20, the eve of the L.A. Times Festival of Books. Finalists for the book prizes, which are awarded in 10... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-02-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The US National Book Award Goes International With a Translation Prize

Many in publishing and those disheartened by the xenophobia of the times may cheer the National Book Foundation's decision to add a category for translated literature with what Lisa Lucas calls 'the power to touch us as American readers.' The post The US National Book Award Goes International... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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