Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad

These are some important things to know about my dad: every Halloween he dresses up in a different inflatable costume to hand out candy, he’s seen Bigfoot, he watches John Wick about once a month, he wanted to name me Elvis, and when I was younger he read all my favorite books along with me. […] The post Who Will Win the National Book Award for Fiction, According to My Dad appeared first on Electric Literature. Continue reading at 'Electric Literature'

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National Book Awards: US marines veteran Phil Klay wins for Redeployment

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National Book Award 2014 nominees for fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature are announced

Works that were nominated include 'The Innovators' by Walter Isaacson and 'Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?' by Roz Chast for the nonfiction prize as well as 'All the Light We Cannot See' by Anthony Doerr and 'Station Eleven' by Emily St. John Mandel for the fiction award. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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2014 National Book Award Fiction Longlist Announced

The list of 10 finalists includes a previous National Book Award winner, two finalists for the award, two Pulitzer Prize winners, and two first time authors. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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David Jason wins National Book Award

The autobiography from actor David Jason, schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai's story of being shot by the Taliban and David Walliams' latest children's book are winners at the Specsavers National Book Awards Continue reading at BBC News

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Who will win at the National Book Awards?

As tonight's announcement approaches, buzz is building over such nominees as Lawrence Wright's 'Going Clear' and Thomas Pynchon's 'Bleeding Edge.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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McBride wins US National Book Award

McBride's The Good Lord Bird was a surprise winner of the prestigious award which honours works by US authors published over the past year. Continue reading at BBC News

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VIDEO: The Pike wins non-fiction book award

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The National Book Awards announces 2013 fiction longlist

So what about that National Book Awards fiction longlist? It's a good one, and the last of the four longlists to be released by the National Book Foundation this week.So what about that National Book Awards fiction longlist? It’s a good one, and the last of the four longlists to be released by... Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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EL James wins National Book Award

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James, Balding, Rankin win at National Book Awards

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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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Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year

The 2020 Singapore Book Awards include three newly added digital-publishing categories including audiobook, ebook, and digital marketing. The post Singapore Book Awards 2020: A Dessert Guide Wins Book of the Year appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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National Book Awards 2019 celebrate the vitality of books in our culture

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Corrinne Averiss and Rosalind Beardshaw have triumphed at this year’s Sainsbury’s Children’s Book Awards to win the Book of the Year Award for My Pet Star (Hachette Children’s Books). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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AAP Opens 2019 PROSE Awards to Entries; National Book Awards Host Is Nick Offerman

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