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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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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...
Colson Whitehead, The Underground Railroad (Doubleday/Penguin Random House) 2016 National Book Awards Finalists Reading Sponsored by the National Book Foundation and The New School's Creative Writing Program. November 15, 2016 nationalbook.org