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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 6h
The nominees for the 2019 NAACP Image Awards have been announced, and we're thrilled to see so many authors on the list! Congrats to all!
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National Book Foundation 9h
In addition to events in Idaho next week, authors will be heading to Philadelphia for an event with ! On 2/19, Adam Haslett and Nafissa Thompson-Spires () will discuss the power of portraying everyday lives in fiction.
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National Book Foundation 12h
Boise! Join us next week at two events featuring authors! 2/19, we'll be at with Charmaine Craig and Anthony Doerr (), followed by and on 2/20 with ()!
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National Book Foundation Feb 14
We had an amazing time today at the first Raising Readers training of the year! We're so excited to be continuing this program in 2019 with the help of a Mayor’s Grant for Cultural Impact from . More info on the program here:
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National Book Foundation Feb 14
Tomorrow is the application deadline for the 2019 Innovations in Reading Prize! Don't miss it!
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National Book Foundation Feb 14
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National Book Foundation Feb 14
Happy Valentine's Day to booksellers, librarians, writers, editors, poets, publicists, marketers, agents, sales teams, fulfillment staff, book clubs, literary nonprofits, new readers, lifelong readers, and not-yet-but-soon-to-be readers. We love you all. ❤️ 📖 ❤️
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National Book Foundation Feb 13
At , read an excerpt from the new collection of essays and speeches by the legendary Toni Morrison.
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National Book Foundation Feb 13
The lineup for the 2019 Believer Festival has been announced! Don't miss 5 Under 35 honorees and , as well as a special event with Tommy Orange and , co-presented by us! Tix on sale Friday.
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National Book Foundation Feb 13
. recommends titles by Black authors to add to your bookshelves this year, including writers like Nafissa Thompson-Spires, Angie Thomas, and Toni Morrison.
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National Book Foundation Feb 12
“I always begin my work documenting my everyday.” From the , a profile of the magnificent , one of our former 5 Under 35 honorees, whose new novel, LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE, is on sale today.
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National Book Foundation Feb 12
Watch: two-time Finalist Lauren Groff () sat down with Amy Brady () to discuss inspiration, craft, and, of course, Florida.
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National Book Foundation Feb 12
Applications for the 2019 Innovations in Reading Prize close Friday! Submit today for the chance to win $10,000 to support your work enriching reading in your community.
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National Book Foundation Feb 11
Tomorrow night in Tulsa, OK, join us for an NBF Presents event featuring 2017 Winner and 2018 Finalist Brandon Hobson () discussing family and identity in fiction. Register to attend here:
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National Book Foundation Feb 11
NBF-honored authors are heading to 24 events in 16 states in the first months of 2019. We are so thrilled to announce the full spring season of NBF Presents!
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Central Library Feb 11
Join us Tuesday from 7-8:30! National Book Foundation Presents: Families, Given & Chosen. Authors Brandon Hobson and Robin Benway discuss their acclaimed novels! More info and registration here:
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National Book Foundation Feb 10
Applications for the 2019 Innovations in Reading Prize close 2/15! Apply today for the chance to win $10,000 to support your work cultivating positive reading habits in your community.
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National Book Foundation Feb 10
Angie Thomas (), author of the bestselling 2017 longlister THE HATE U GIVE, chats with about her new book, ON THE COME UP.
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National Book Foundation Feb 10
"Despite the litany of horrors, there remains a counterbalance of intimacy and inventiveness to Luiselli’s writing." From , a strong recommendation of LOST CHILDREN ARCHIVE, the new novel by 5 Under 35 honoree .
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National Book Foundation Feb 9
Looking to improve your reading habits in 2019 and beyond? contributors have some tips.
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