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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.
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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...
Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life (Doubleday/Penguin Random House) 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.
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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...
Ross Gay, Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude (University of Pittsburgh Press) 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.
Cindy Johnson accepts the 2007 National Book Award in Fiction for "Tree of Smoke" in her husbands honor. Recorded November 14, 2007, at the National Book Awards Dinner and Ceremony in New York City. Includes the surprise announcement by Francine Prose, Chair of the Fiction Judges Panel.
Stephen King discusses his career and new book "End of Watch," and receives recognition for his work in literacy from Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden at the 2016 Library of Congress Book Festival in Washington, D.C. Speaker Biography: Stephen King is the international best-selling author of more than 50 books and almost 200 short stories. Many of his works have been adapted for film or other media and his books have sold more than 350 million copies worldwide. His recent books include "Mr. Mercedes," "Finders Keepers" and the latest in the Bill Hodges trilogy, "End of Watch". King has received many honors, including the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to the American Letters, the 2014 National Medal of Arts, and multiple Bram Stoker Awards, World Fan...
National Book Award for Fiction * Elliot Ackerman, Dark at the Crossing (Knopf / Penguin Random House) * Daniel Alarcón, The King Is Always Above the People: Stories(Riverhead Books / Penguin Random House) * Charmaine Craig, Miss Burma (Grove Press / Grove Atlantic) * Jennifer Egan, Manhattan Beach (Scribner / Simon & Schuster) * Lisa Ko, The Leavers(Algonquin Books / Workman Publishing) * Min Jin Lee, Pachinko(Grand Central Publishing / Hachette Book Group) * Carmen Maria Machado, Her Body and Other Parties: Stories(Graywolf Press) * Margaret Wilkerson Sexton, A Kind of Freedom (Counterpoint Press) * Jesmyn Ward, Sing, Unburied, Sing(Scribner / Simon & Schuster) * Carol Zoref, Barren Island (New Issues Poetry & Prose) http://www.nationalbook.org/nba2017.html#.WdIzSdEpCf1