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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There was an especially strong showing of diverse fiction finalists for this year's National Book Awards.
Doyo and comics artist Manix Abrera emerged victorious at the 35th National Book Awards, which feted the best books published in 2015.
The National Book Foundation released Thursday its shortlist for the 2016 National Book Awards.
Earlier this week the National Book Foundation released its list of finalists for the National Book Awards.
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.
They were renamed the National Book Awards, administered by the National Book Foundation, in 1987.
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.

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