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National Book Award Finalists Announced

The Finalists for the 2013 National Book Awards have been announced. Established in 1950, the National Book Award is an American literary prize administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. Louise Erdrich (right) won the 2012 NBA for her novel The Round House. Other 2013 winners included Katherine Boo for Behind the Beautiful […]

National Book Foundation to Honor Dr. Maya Angelou

Dr. Maya Angelou was inducted into the North Carolina Literary Hall of Fame in October of 2012. Now, the National Book Foundation will honor both her and novelist E.L. Doctorow. From the press release: On November 20th, the National Book Foundation will present the 2013 Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to E.L. Doctorow […]