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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The L.A. Times announces its 2019 Book Prize finalists and a new award for science fiction.

It’s an exciting year for the Los Angeles Times Book Prizes! This will be its 40th year of celebrating the literary community. The Times announced their 2019 Book Prize finalists today; the winners will be announced at a ceremony in Los Angeles on April 17th. Additionally, bestselling crime... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Criado Perez wins FT and McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award

Caroline Criado Perez has triumphed to win the Financial Times and McKinsey & Company Business Book of the Year Award 2019 with her gender data gap book, Invisible Women (Chatto & Windus). Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners have been announced! Hosted by LeVar Burton, the 70th National Book Award ceremony was a night of storytelling! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Choi, Broom and Sze among National Book Award winners; Teicher and White honoured

Last night’s 70th National Book Awards in New York saw Susan Choi, Sarah M Broom, Arthur Sze, Laszlo Krasnahorkai and Martin W Sandler annnounced as winners, respectively, in fiction, non-fiction, poetry, translated literature, and young people’s literature. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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2019 National Book Awards for Young People's Literature in Photos

Our photographer caught up with the five finalists for the Young People’s Literature prize, along with their editors, and also captured the award announcement at Cipriani Wall Street in Manhattan. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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2019 National Book Award Winners Announced

The 2019 National Book Award winners were announced in New York City tonight. The big prize for Fiction went to Trust Exercise by Susan Choi (Bonus: Read our 2019 interview with Choi).  In his opening remarks for the 70th annual ceremony, host Levar Burton spoke about the power of books... Continue reading at The Millions

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Here Are the National Book Award Winners!

The 2019 National Book Awards—aka the Oscars for books—have officially been awarded! This year’s winners are as follows: Young People’s Literature: Martin W. Sandler for 1919, The Year That Changed America. * Poetry: Arthur Sze for Sight Lines. * Translation: Laszlo Krasznahorkai and Ottile... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Remembering National Book Award Winners of the Past

On the day the 2019 honorees are to be unveiled, we recall recipients who have died in recent years. Continue reading at The New York Times

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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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Thompson-Spires Wins Hurston/Wright 2019 Award for Fiction

Authors Nafissa Thompson-Spires (fiction), Terrance Hayes (poetry), and Imani Perry (nonfiction) were the winners of the Hurston/Wright Foundation's annual Legacy Awards, presented October 18 in Washington, D.C. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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New Short Fiction, Including a National Book Foundation Honoree

Ashley Wurzbacher’s debut, “Happy Like This,” is among this fall’s standout story collections. 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…

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'Hey Kiddo', Jarrett J. Kroscoczka’s bestselling gaphic memoir about familial dysfunction, won Book of the Year, while Fun Home author Alison Bechdel and Hellboy creator Mike Mignola were inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Harvey Awards ceremony, held Friday evening during New York Comic Con... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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One of Elizabeth Warren’s strategists is longlisted for the National Book Award in Poetry.

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Here’s the 2019 National Book Award Longlist for Poetry.

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