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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.
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/
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...
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Rep. John Lewis moved the crowd when he accepted America’s National Book award for the third volume of his graphic memoir, “March.” » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and our original series Debunker, Flashback, Nerdwatch, and Show Me. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations. Connect with NBC News Online! Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC Follow NBC News on Google+: http://nbcn...
John Ashbery's acceptance speech upon receiving the 2011 NBF Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. November 16, 2011, 2011 National Book Awards Ceremony, Cipriani, Wall Street, NYC. Ashbery receives the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. Also featuring John Lithgow. nationalbook.org/amerletters_2011_ashbery.html
Jason Reynolds, 2016 finalist for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature, reads from his book, Ghost, at the annual National Book Awards Teen Press Conference at 92Y. Watch more readings from this event: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLwu-aG_P0V0CQwtrm6WdK0_AaVyCHP85t Subscribe for more videos like this: http://bit.ly/1GpwawV Your support helps us keep our content free for all. Donate now: http://www.92y.org/donatenow?utm_source=youtube_92Y&utm_medium=youtube_92Y_OnDemandDonate&utm_campaign=OnDemand Facebook: http://facebook.com/92ndStreetY Twitter: https://twitter.com/92Y Tumblr: http://92y.tumblr.com/ Instagram: http://Instagram.com/92ndStreetY Vine: https://vine.co/92Y On Demand: http://www.92yondemand.org
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...