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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Other finalists announced Monday include Roxane Gay's "Hunger" for autobiography and Masha Gessen's "The Future is History," winner of the National Book Award for nonfiction.
Diaz is the author of several critically acclaimed works, including "The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao,'' which won the 2008 Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Critics Circle Award, and "This Is How You Lose Her'' (2012), a New York Times best-seller and National Book Award finalist.
The 'Ray Donovan' star and 'The Karate Kid' star will be seen together in a big-screen adaptation of the 2013 National Book Award winner by James McBride, Deadline.
A former recipient of the Man Booker International Prize, Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award, Roth beat 23 other contenders from around the globe to win the prize and said that he was "thrilled that the jury should have found my work to be worthy of such an honour".
30pm) LORD Sugar has written a book apparently, it's called What You See Is What You Get and it's been nominated for a National Book Award.
When the dust settled, The Complete Stories of Flannery O'Connor, winner of the 1972 National Book Award for fiction, was the only title left standing.
NATIONAL BOOK AWARD HARDCOVER THE RIGHT STUFF | TOMWOLFE
The winner of two Pulitzer Prizes and a National Book Award, he is also a translator and an outspoken environmentalist and pacifist.
Andy Peden-Smith, director of publishing at Northumbria University, said: "Shortlisted for a national book award, this magnificent photography book details country life, warts and all, in the North of England.
Five National Book Award fiction finalists from previous years each selected one writer under the age of 35 whose work is particularly promising and exciting.
Caletti, author of carefully written YA novels such as Honey, Baby, Sweetheart, a finalist for the National Book Award, gives us an unusual story about a brilliant teenager named Jade, a senior in high school.
This coming-of-age story has won numerous awards since its publication, including the National Book Award, ALA Best Book for Young Adults-Top 10, School Library Journal Best Book of the Year, and ALA Notable Children's Book.

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