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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Pulitzer Prize-winning poet and California native Rae Armantrout's provocative collection of poetry, Wobble, was a nominee for the 2018 National Book Awards and is further evidence that Armantrout continually proves herself to be a keen observer of not only the reality of life but also society's shortcomings.
In 2015, Visprint was named Publisher of the Year at the 34th National Book Awards; it won four National Book Awards that year.
The National Book Awards are presented to authors in several categories, including fiction and non-fiction literature, poetry, children's and young adult literature and, for the first time this year, translated works.
There was an especially strong showing of diverse fiction finalists for this year's National Book Awards. Jesmyn Ward, an associate professor of English at Tulane University and winner of the 2011 National Book Award, had been shortlisted for her post-Hurricane Katrina novel Sing, Unburied, Sing.
The National Book Foundation released Thursday its shortlist for the 2016 National Book Awards. The finalists for four categories - fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people's literature - were chosen from a group of 40.
And while it's her job to keep the National Book Awards and its other programmes going, she is clearly poised to bring the organisation to a new level.
Earlier this week the National Book Foundation released its list of finalists for the National Book Awards. I was sad, but not surprised, to note that a book I love fell off the longlist of nominees for Young People's Literature.
NEW YORK -- Carl Hiaasen, Laurie Halse Anderson and Jacqueline Woodson are among the 10 authors on the National Book Awards' longlist for young people's literature.
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.
CONGRATULATIONS to Clare Balding for My Animals and Other Family winning autobiography/ biography of the year at the 2012 Specsavers National Book Awards. She has written one of the most heart-warming books of 2012.
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, 7.30pm) 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.

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