National Book Award

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National Book Award

given by the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters to outstanding works. [Am. Hist.: Misc.]
See: Prize
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native has been honored with the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal, the St.
The ceremony also saw Stephen King receive the 2003 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
In 2000, Bradbury was awarded the National Book Foundation's Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters and Woodbury presented him with an honor doctor of letters in 2003.
The US National Book Foundation has awarded King the 2003 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, much to the dismay of some literary critics.
For his work overall he has been honored by the National Book Foundation Distinguished Contribution to American Letters Award, the National Humanities Medal, the St.
March 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Borders will honor bestselling author, John Updike on receiving the 1998 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
This year, Borders will be celebrating National Book Week by making a gift to The National Book Foundation and by honoring Nobel Prize Winner Toni Morrison who received the 1996 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
In 2005, Mailer received the National Book Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters.
Toni Morrison was the presenter for the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters given by the National Book Foundation to Norman Mailer.
King was the recipient of the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters, and in 2007 he was inducted as a Grand Master of the Mystery Writers of America.

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