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By Hillel Italie, Associated Press
Charles Yu's "Interior Chinatown," a satirical, cinematic novel written in the form of a screenplay, has won the National Book Award for fiction.
Sarah Broom’s 2019 memoir, “The Yellow House,” won the National Book Award for non-fiction. Jeffrey Brown sits down with Broom to discuss her mother and how an obsession with houses passed down two generations to the author herself, why Broom…
By Jeffrey Brown
None of the finalists has ever won a competitive National Book Award and only four have received any kind of recognition.
The young adult novel "The Hate U Give" tells the story of a teenager whose childhood friend is shot and killed by a police officer. In the book, now a finalist for a National Book Award and Kirkus Prize, author…
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By Mary Jo Brooks
Daniel Borzutzky's newest poetry collection, “The Performance of Becoming Human” feature themes of economic and political dysfunction. The collection was recently awarded the National Book Award for poetry.
By Joshua Barajas
Acclaimed author Nicola Griffith sifted through 15 years of prize-winning books for fiction and found that several of the top literary prizes have rarely awarded anything written from a women's point of view.
“Redeployment,” a collection of stories about the Iraq War and the struggles veterans face when they return, was this year’s winner of the National Book Award for Fiction. Jeffrey Brown interviews writer and Marine Corps veteran Phil Klay about writing…
Tracking the breakdown of American social institutions in 'The Unwinding'…
Author James McBride talks about slavery and humor in "The Good Lord Bird."…
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