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People Have Book Recommendations For Trump, If He'd Only Read One

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon | Posted 01.23.2017 | Arts

Does President Donald Trump read books? He says yes, he “like[s] reading books.” Other evidence suggests no. During interviews on the campaign tra...

Calling All Harry Potters, Bilbo Baggins and Katniss Everdeens

Kyle Zimmer | Posted 02.08.2015 | Impact
Kyle Zimmer

So come on all you Bilbo Baggins, Captain Ahabs, Harry Potters, Anne of Green Gables and Katniss Everdeens. I know you are out there and we need you to win this one. Because how this story ends affects us all.

War Veteran Wins 2014 National Book Award In Fiction

The Huffington Post | Claire Fallon and Maddie Crum | Posted 11.19.2014 | Home

The 65th National Book Awards ceremony was held on Wednesday evening, with winners named in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young p...

5 New Authors You Can't Miss

Posted 09.12.2013 | Home

The National Book Foundation has announced its eighth annual 5 Under 35 honorees. Each young author was selected by a past National Book Award finalis...

Florida Teen Starts Library For Homeless Kids

Posted 06.02.2012 | Impact

It started out as a one-time bat-mitzvah project. But three years, 5,000 books, and almost 200 volunteering hours later, Lilli Leight is nowhere near ...

National Book Award Finalists Get Grilled by Teens (PHOTOS)

Rocco Staino | Posted 01.17.2012 | Home
Rocco Staino

With the aid of technology, students from around the country were able to join kids from New York City area schools in a Teen News Conference with the five finalists for the National Book Award in Young People's Literature.

National Book Awards: What Do You Think? (PHOTOS, POLL)

The Huffington Post | Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The National Book Foundation rolled out the nominations for the 2009 National Book Award on Wednesday, and the winners will be announced November 18. ...