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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London, Dec 26 ( ANI ): Neil Gaiman's book 'The Ocean At The End Of The Lane' has been voted as the Book of the Year by the Specsavers National Book Awards.
His debut novel has won the Galaxy National Book Awards Crime and Thriller of the Year 2011 and has been chosen for Birmingham's Big City Read to get people all reading and talking about the same book.
BEST INTERVIEW Alan Sugar Booked: Stars of the National Book Awards (More4, tonight, 7.
To mark the 60th anniversary of the National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation decided to pit selected past winners of the Award in fiction against one another in a bare-knuckles, no-holds-barred contest.
The US National Book Awards for 2009, which are in their 60th year, have been presented to the winning authors at an awards ceremony in New York.
Zadie Smith, author of On Beauty and White Teeth, will be among the nine featured authors for the third season of Eat, Drink & Be Literary: Dinner and a Reading series in BAMcafe, presented by the National Book Awards and the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM).
Recipient of the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, and two National Book Awards (to name just a few honors), James Merrill was a poet's poet.
No doubt, some journalists and critics were more comfortable with this tame persona; and Singer himself, especially after he began to win recognition (two National Book Awards, the Nobel Prize), played up to it.
The Discover program has a proven track record for selecting quality works early on; many go on to receive further critical recognition such as nominations for the National Book Awards.
Farrar, Straus and Giroux authors have won extraordinary acclaim over the years, including numerous National Book Awards, Pulitzer Prizes, and twenty-one Nobel Prizes in literature.
NEW YORK-- Welcome back to the National Book Awards, Daniel Handler, aka Lemony Snicket.
The author Maxine Hong Kingston has been awarded the 2008 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters by the presenter of the National Book Awards, the National Book Foundation.

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