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National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards. Dedicated to the celebration of the best literature in America.
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National Book Foundation 10h
The looks back at its reviews of the 2019 winners and finalists, including plenty of titles.
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National Book Foundation 13h
This , keep your listening habits poetic with these eight podcasts, including , hosted by Finalist and U.S. Poet Laureate Tracy K. Smith.
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At , Winner talks about her approach to writing, connecting with young people, and her forthcoming novel, RED AT THE BONE.
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National Book Foundation Apr 19
"I can’t say I left the church. I just stopped imagining God in the terms that I was originally given. When I was traveling with other people, I thought that there’s holiness here too."
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The Rumpus Apr 18
ICYMI: Our celebration continues with a brand-new poem from !
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Lisa Lucas Apr 18
Another big travel week for : Charleston, SC, Huntsville, TX, Los Angeles, CA, Montgomery, AL. Books everywhere.
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National Book Foundation Apr 18
authors and chat with students at in Charleston, SC. Thanks to Dr Amy Hudock for moderating and to all the students able to join us!
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National Book Foundation Apr 18
Remembering David Brion Davis, whose tremendous work earned him a National Book Award, a Pulitzer Prize, and a National Humanities Medal, among a multitude of other honors.
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National Book Foundation Apr 17
Night two in Alabama! Thanks so much to Montgomery City-County Public Library for hosting us and providing a space for these two incredible authors to discuss their work and ideas with Montgomery readers!
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National Book Foundation Apr 17
For , is highlighting poets whose work is impacting mass incarceration, including Reginald Dwayne Betts. Betts's powerful collection SHAHID READS HIS OWN PALM is one of our inaugural Literature for Justice titles.
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National Book Foundation Apr 17
Tonight in Montgomery, join and at the Juliette Hampton Morgan Memorial Library, where these two authors will discuss their work and the fight for a more equitable world.
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National Book Foundation Apr 17
"I cannot control whether or not I am talented, but I can pay attention. I can make an effort to see." authors like Kate DiCamillo and reflect on their early writing memories.
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National Book Foundation Apr 16
NBF Presents is in Alabama tonight, with authors and speaking with a packed room of students and faculty.
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National Book Foundation Apr 16
Happy birthday to Finalist Tracy K. Smith! You can spend a little time each day with the U.S. Poet Laureate by tuning in to the .
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National Book Foundation Apr 16
If you'll be heading to , don't miss three special panels curated by our own , where she'll be sitting down with , Rachel Kushner, , , , and (what a lineup, right??).
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National Book Foundation Apr 16
Tonight at , join two brilliant minds for a conversation about inequality's long history. and take the stage at 6:00pm, and you can find more info here:
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National Book Foundation Apr 16
At , five poem recommendations to get you in the spirit, including poems from authors Robert Hayden, Robert Lowell, and Natasha Trethewey.
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National Book Foundation Apr 16
Finalist and member of our inaugural Literature for Justice committee Heather Ann Thompson () joined to discuss the impact of alternative sentencing programs.
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National Book Foundation Apr 15
Ralph Ellison's INVISIBLE MAN, Winner of the , was published 67 years ago as of this past weekend. At , see 25 different cover treatments the seminal work has received through the decades.
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HUNTSVILLE ISD Apr 15
That was....AWESOME! Thank you ( Best selling / finalist) author of "I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter," for sharing your story, inspiring us & answer lots & lots of questions! Thanks and !
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