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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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The 2018 Dayton Literary Peace Prize finalists have been announced! Congratulations to all, including authors Ta-Nehisi Coates, Min Jin Lee (), and Jesmyn Ward ()!
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"Empathy is an act of radical imagination." Finalist Lauren Groff () shares advice on staying human in a frequently enraging time.
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National Book Foundation Aug 13
Head to to see the cover for THE NEXT GREAT PAULIE FINK, coming in 2019 from Ali Benjamin (), author of the Finalist THE THING ABOUT JELLYFISH. ?
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National Book Foundation Aug 13
We've loved seeing photos from Book Rich Environments distribution events across the country! Big thanks to amazing local partners and our national program partners, , , , and !
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National Book Foundation Aug 13
"The face of poetry in the United States looks very different today than it did even a decade ago." From , a deep dive into a shifting landscape populated by poets like , , and more.
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Guernica Magazine Aug 10
"Identify Theft" by , recipient of the 2016 Award for Poetry. "My eyes and lips and hair and face will rot in the river / And I will be carried away by vultures / To the corporate headquarters of Bank of America"
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National Book Foundation Aug 12
One can only hope to be memorialized with such wide-ranging, delightful art. collects 33 portraits of Winner Flannery O'Connor.
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National Book Foundation Aug 12
Catch up on your reading before heading to the theater! From , 12 upcoming movies based on books, including adaptations of Angie Thomas' longlisted THE HATE U GIVE and 5 Under 35 honoree Justin Torres' WE THE ANIMALS.
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National Book Foundation Aug 12
"To reread and rethink Rich’s prose as a complete oeuvre is to encounter a major public intellectual—responsible, self-questioning, and morally passionate." From , an insightful look at the prose of poet Adrienne Rich.
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National Book Foundation Aug 11
"Sometimes the experience of queerness demands a haunted house." At , explores the rise of queer fabulism, on full display in titles like 's Finalist HER BODY AND OTHER PARTIES.
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Lisa Lucas Aug 11
Book giveaway in Watts yesterday was all love.
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National Book Foundation Aug 11
5 Under 35 honoree Lesley Nneka Arimah () shares writing advice and discusses her collection WHAT IT MEANS WHEN A MAN FALL FROM THE SKY, the August selection for .
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National Book Foundation Aug 10
At , 25 authors share the books that inspired them to write, including titles by authors like Beverly Cleary, Edwidge Danticat, and John Updike.
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National Book Foundation Aug 10
"Few creators could envision a story as unique as Come Again, and even fewer could have as much fun with it." At , a rave review for COME AGAIN, the new graphic novel from Winner .
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National Book Foundation Aug 10
🚨 It's the final day to enter our giveaway! Don't miss your chance to win! 📚
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National Book Foundation Aug 9
. knows there's no accessory better than a book. Check out this article from on , which last month read 's Finalist THE TURNER HOUSE.
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National Book Foundation Aug 9
"Today I am forty years older than Jane ever got to be, and I realize I haven’t finished reading a book in a year." In an excerpt from a new collection of essays, the late author Donald Hall on writing and reading as he aged.
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Iowa City of Lit Aug 9
. presents JACQUELINE WOODSON! is the National Ambassador of Young People's Literature and author of the Award-winning BROWN GIRL DREAMING!
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National Book Foundation Aug 9
Happy to all you bibliophiles out there!
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The Open Mind Aug 8
Cathy O’Neil discusses her book “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy.”
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