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Rep. John Lewis (D-GA) won the Young People’s Literature award with his co-writer Andrew Aydin and artist Nate Powell for “March: Book Three.” The graphic novel recounts Lewis’ experience during the civil rights movement.
David Haglund, the literary editor of newyorker.com, and Lisa Lucas, the executive director of the National Book Foundation, announced the finalists of the 2016 National Book Awards in a live stream. Read more here: http://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/the-2016-national-book-awards-finalists Still haven’t subscribed to The New Yorker on YouTube ►► http://bit.ly/newyorkeryoutubesub CONNECT WITH THE NEW YORKER Web: http://www.newyorker.com Twitter: http://twitter.com/NewYorker Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/newyorker Google+: http://plus.google.com/+newyorker Instagram: http://instagram.com/newyorkermag Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/thenewyorker Tumblr: http://newyorker.tumblr.com The Scene: http://thescene.com/thenewyorker Want even more? Subscri...
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Poets Toi Derricotte and Cornelius Eady accept the 2016 Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary Community, presented by the National Book Foundation. National Book Awards 2016. 11/16/2016.
FULL VIDEO - In recognition of her transformative impact on American literature, Ursula K. Le Guin is the 2014 recipient of the Foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. She is the Foundation’s twenty-seventh award recipient. For more than forty years, Le Guin has defied conventions of narrative, language, character, and genre, as well as transcended the boundaries between fantasy and realism, to forge new paths for literary fiction. Among the nation’s most revered writers of science fiction and fantasy, Le Guin’s fully imagined worlds challenge readers to consider profound philosophical and existential questions about gender, race, the environment, and society. Her boldly experimental and critically acclaimed novels, short stories, and children’s books, writt...
On the eve of the 2015 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School (http://www.newschool.edu/) hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. Sponsored by the National Book Foundation and the Creative Writing MFA Program (http://www.newschool.edu/public-engagement/mfa-creative-writing/). Speakers: - Luis Jaramillo - Alex Gilvarry - Noelle Stevenson - Patrick Phillips - Tracy K. Smith - Hanya Yanagihara - Neal Shusterman - Ada Limon - Carla Power - Adam Johnson - Steve Sheinkin - Robin Coste Lewis - Sy Montgomery - Lauren Groff - Laura Ruby - Terrance Hayes - Sally Mann - Angela Flournoy - Ali Benjamin - Ross Gay - Yona Harvey - Karen E. Bender Location: The Auditorium at 66 West 12th Street, Alvin Johnson/J.M. Kapla...
America's War for the Greater Middle East by Andrew Bacevich The Firebrand and the First Lady by Patricia Bell-Scott Imbeciles: The Supreme Court, American Eugenics, and the Sterilization of Carrie Buck - by Adam Cohen Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right by Arlie Russell Hochschild Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram Kendi Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh Nguyen Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'Neil The Other Slavery: The Uncovered Story of Indian Enslavement in America by Andres Resendez Blood in the Water: The Attica Prison Uprising of 1971 by Heather Ann Thompson And Steve's personal pick: The Slave's Cause: A History of Abolition by Manisha Sinha
On the eve of the 2014 National Book Awards ceremony presented by the National Book Foundation (http://www.nationalbook.org/), The New School (http://www.newschool.edu) hosted a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature. The readers from the event in order of their appearance: Elliot Schrefer, “Threatened” Scholastic Press Louise Glick, “Faithful and Virtuous Night” Farrar, Straus and Giroux Roz Chast, “Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant” Bloomsbury Rabih Alameddine, “An Unnecessary Woman" Grove/Atlantic Steve Sheinkin, “The Port Chicago 50: Disaster, Mutiny, and the Fight for Civil Rights" Roarin Brook Press Fanny Howe, “Second Childhood” Graywolf Press Anand Gopal, “No Good Men Among the Living: America, th...
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Laura Ruby, Bone Gap (Balzer + Bray/HarperCollins Children's Books) Sponsored by the National Book Foundation and the Creative Writing MFA Program. On the eve of the 2015 National Book Awards ceremony, The New School hosts a reading with the finalists in the categories of Poetry, Fiction, Nonfiction, and Young People’s Literature.
John Lewis Wins National Book Award for MARCH: BOOK THREE. The award was presented during The 67th National Book Awards Ceremony (Academy Awards of the book world), which took place November 16, 2016. Learn More: https://aalbc.com/tc/topic/4204-67th-national-book-awards-ceremony-benefit-dinner/