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National Book Awards 2011

The National Book Awards: A Judge's View

Will Weaver | Posted 01.18.2012 | Books
Will Weaver

The National Book Awards always stirs up serious book lovers: this author was undeserving, that author a charity case, another far too young. This year, from an unfortunate error in the announcement of the Youth Literature finalists, the NBF has already taken its fair share of abuse.

WATCH: Nikky Finney's Powerful Speech At National Book Awards

Posted 11.20.2011 | Black Voices

The National Book Awards 2011 winners exhibited diversity in the literary world. Of the four honorees, two were African American women who spoke about...

National Book Award Winners - Revealed!

Posted 11.17.2011 | Books

The National Book Awards 2011 were announced last night at a ceremony in a downtown New York venue. Though the nominees announcement had been overs...

LIVE: Announcement Of The National Book Awards 2011

Posted 11.16.2011 | Books

Tonight, the National Book Awards 2011 are being announced by the National Book Foundation at an awards dinner at Cipriani - a handful of blocks from ...

The National Book Awards Scandal And Me

Lauren Myracle | Posted 12.19.2011 | Books
Lauren Myracle

On October 10th, I received one of the most exciting calls an author can hope to get: my novel was a finalist for the National Book Awards! And then, two hours later, came a concerned email. My gut clenched.

National Books Awards Finalists Named

Posted 12.12.2011 | Books

There was confusion over the shortlist of the 60th annual National Book Awards, as the wrong title was announced in one of the categories. The awa...