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National Book Foundation, presenter of the National Book Awards. Dedicated to the celebration of the best literature in America. #NBAwards


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Read (or listen to!) new fiction from #NBAwards Finalist @legroff @NewYorker

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Congratulations to the 2021 Edgar Awards nominees, including DCAL honoree Walter Mosley!

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Today at 4pm ET join #NBAwards Finalist @ClaudioSaunt for a roundtable discussion of Unworthy Republic hosted by @HistoryCtr as part of their Washington History Seminar line up

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Read #NBAwards Winner @JackieWoodson's forward to The Tools We Have: A Photo History of African Women @nybooks

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#NBAwards Winner @DrIbram appears on episode 1 of “The Next Four Years," a six episode podcast from @washingtonpost

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"10 books that will bring color back into this drab winter" @StarTribune including #NBAwards Winner The Yellow House by @sarahmbroom

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#LiteratureforJustice selection Marking Time by @NicoleFleetwoo2 is a finalist for the @bookcritics Award in Criticism

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Tomorrow #NBAwards Winner @charles_yu is in conversation with @1JessWalter, moderated by @AmyGracieL hosted by @cwclub

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Why do books have prices printed on them? A fascinating deep dive @Marketplace

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"It is my responsibility and job as a poet, because James Baldwin has already said to the universe, it is the poet who knows what it means to be a human being."

#NBAwards Winner Nikky Finney talks to DCAL honoree Walter Mosley on Quarantine Tapes @lithub

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Congratulations to all the Finalists for the 2020 NBCC @bookcritics Awards! 📚🎉

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"To hear from readers being like, 'This is the first time I ever saw myself in a book,' that’s huge, especially for young adult readers."

@KOINNews talks to 2021 Pacific Northwest Book Awards winner and #NBAwards Longlister @aidenschmaiden

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Congratulations to all the winners and honorees for the sixth Walter Dean Myers Awards for Outstanding Children’s Literature, including #NBAwards folks @JamiesonV, Omar Mohamed @tracichee, @kacencallender, and @ibizoboi

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Memorial by 5 under 35 honoree @brywashing "takes readers on a journey from Houston to Osaka and back to Houston again." @ShacamreeGowdy
reviews for @Chron

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"Essentially the novel is about the process of one human being learning to see another..." @PittsburghPG reviews What Are You Going Through by National Book Award Winner Sigrid Nunez

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LitFest is coming! Save the dates in February for these virtual events @AmherstCollege featuring #NBAwards honored authors!

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"Scholars often write about the harm that’s done when children become caretakers, but they’re reluctant to do so when it comes to immigrants. For us, they say, this situation is cultural."

#NBAwards Finalist Karla Cornejo Villavicencio @NewYorker

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The first children's book by #NBAwards Finalist Olga Tokarczuk is coming out in March @thebookseller

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You can re-watch the 2020 #NBAwards on our Awards website at any time!

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