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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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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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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National Book Awards finalists include a surprised Carrie Arcos

Carrie Arcos, an L.A. mom whose first novel, 'Out of Reach,' is a young adult literature finalist, is in the company of Robert A. Caro, Junot Diaz and more.Carrie Arcos was mystified when she received an email from the National Book Foundation instructing her to call its office. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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National Book Award finalists include Junot Díaz, Anthony Shadid

Junot Díaz, who was recently named a MacArthur "Genius" Fellow, is among the National Book Awards fiction finalists for his short-story collection, "This Is How You Lose Her." Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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National Book Awards opens up to translated books

America’s National Book Awards will reportedly expand to recognise works in translation. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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This year’s National Book Awards Ceremony will be held online.

The National Book Foundation has announced that this year’s National Book Awards events—including the 71st annual ceremony—will be held digitally, due to the ongoing, not-even-remotely-controlled, coronavirus pandemic. Lisa Lucas, the National Book Foundation’s Executive Director, said of the... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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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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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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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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2019 National Book Award for Translated Literature Longlist Announced

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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 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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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

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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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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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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... Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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