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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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

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The US National Book Award Goes International With a Translation Prize

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National Book Award for Translation Added

The National Book Foundation has established a fifth National Book Award, one for translated works of fiction and nonfiction published in the U.S. The new award will be presented at the 69th National Book Awards this November. 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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Industry Notes: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday

The key event in the US National Book Foundation's annual awards program is the ceremony on Wednesday evening (November 15) in New York City. The post Industry Notes: National Book Award Live Stream Wednesday appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Industry Notes: Cynthia Nixon Hosts US National Book Awards; Albertine Opens Festival

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Cynthia Nixon to Host 2017 National Book Awards

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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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Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award

Hailed for grasp of 'the beauty and complexities of rural America,' Annie Proulx is to be the 30th laureate of the National Book Foundation's top honor. The post Annie Proulx To Receive US National Book Foundation’s Distinguished Contribution Award appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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The 2017 National Book Award Longlists

The National Book Foundation has announced its longlists for the 2017 National Book Awards. The five finalists in each category will be named on October 4, and the winner will be announced at a ceremony in New York City on November 15. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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