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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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Want to read some 📚you haven't seen everywhere? @vulture has a list for that! (including #NBAwards Longlister The N… https://t.co/rPPMuO4Zq3Spotted on @autostraddle's Best Queer Books of 2019 list - Two #NBAwards titles, Pet by @azemezi and Be Recorder by… https://t.co/dEErOOPexKThe @nytimesbooks critics have a thorough discussion of the year's books, including a number of #NBAwards titles https://t.co/KcLRLoBX8N
12/7
2019
Susan Choi, author of the #NBAwards Fiction Winner Trust Exercise is on the Maris Review discussing her writing and… https://t.co/2DUxBb3db6.@kcrw's Best Books of 2019 includes #NBAwards Finalists, Longlisters, Translated Literature Winner Baron Wenckheim… https://t.co/u8tLH9fwE7It's Friday! There are new #NBAwards Winners, Finalists, and Longlisters that we want to keep on celebrating! This… https://t.co/iBze7b49QM
12/6
2019
Our own @likaluca shares how she uses twitter for conversations, how Twitter made space for literary folks, and fav… https://t.co/OvT1nFNqfyNext week is our #LiteratureforJustice launch at @AfroAmerMuseum! Please join us (and @ashabandele @SusanBurtonLA,… https://t.co/Ze09YPdptV
12/5
2019
In case you forgot that we're nearing the end of the decade (!) @EW has the been rounding up best of lists, and the… https://t.co/6d2ScHNb7Q.@GQMagazine's Best Books of 2019, with strong overlap with all of the #NBAwards Finalists and Longlisters! https://t.co/k301tzraAO
12/4
2019
📚 for youth! @nytimesbooks lists "The 25 Best Children’s Books of 2019" https://t.co/g0CLhuJYlL.@NewStatesman reviews #NBAwards Winner Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming. Krasznahorkai has been described as a “maste… https://t.co/BoxSoTsfwqIt's #GivingTuesday - NBF is a nonprofit bringing books to all corners of the country (and doing lots more, read th… https://t.co/FacXfHRl5S
12/3
2019
.@IrishTimes Books of 2019, including #NBAwards Finalist THICK by @tressiemcphd, Longlister The Nickel Boys by… https://t.co/WTgyisbAPEThe @SmithsonianMag Best Books of 2019 lists span subjects and are filled with #NBAwards books https://t.co/AIa9zYu8Bl
12/2
2019
Ahmed Rabbani movingly shares the experience of reading #NBAwards Finalist Solitary by Albert Woodfox with Leslie G… https://t.co/4PjuVM5XSa.@EW has a guide to the the literary awards! Thank you @davidcanfield97 https://t.co/Yha8wLUbex
11/29
2019
Best of lists continue! @TIME's 10 Best YA and Children's Books of 2019 includes #NBAwards Finalists and Longlisters https://t.co/8fIadBL7wQGetting to know Martin W. Sandler, "History's Omnivore" and author of #NBAwards Winner, 1919 The Year That Changed… https://t.co/MLrIUyc8RA
11/28
2019
"And, while @nationalbook singled me out for their Literarian Award, l accepted it on behalf of all of you, who eve… https://t.co/qYGdCU8Hr3Noted - #NBAwards Winner Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming in @NewYorker's Briefly Noted https://t.co/nmLy3FRJI8.@nytimesbooks 100 Notable Books of 2019 is full of #NBAwards Winners, Finalists, Longlisters and 5 Under 35 honore… https://t.co/pyq3frooKr
11/27
2019
.@SFGate Best Poetry of 2019, including three #NBAwards Finalists https://t.co/BBoThXtctxWhat's next for Tommy Orange, including a sequel to the #NBAwards Longlister There There https://t.co/kof6mJ0cWKMore translated lit to read, including #NBAwards Finalist Crossing @guardian https://t.co/KxzyXTnShW
11/26
2019
Why exploring the world via translated lit is so exciting right now https://t.co/2Dp6SFX1aGAll the 2019 #NBAwards Finalists in one place @oprahmagazine ty @elenawonders https://t.co/VTMHySZW1uSome books with some very lovely covers - a number of which happen to be #NBAwards Finalists and Longlisters @lithub https://t.co/Rdf2KxLUl5It's that time of year! Bookish gift guides are here! https://t.co/k8tlNOEb6V
11/25
2019
#LiteratureforJustice committee member Reginald Dwayne Betts speaks with @poetswritersinc about his newest poetry c… https://t.co/ctFNFPK5Eg.@voguemagazine's Best Novels of 2019 list is full of #NBAwards family and includes a 5 Under 35 honoree! https://t.co/WkSgq5ElHU.@nationalbook Executive Director @likaluca on what she’s reading this season, plus the bookshelf she uses to store… https://t.co/g6fVqIeANW
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11/24
2019
2019 Translated Literature Judge Chair Idra Novey introduces and recommends Paulina Flores' story collection Humili… https://t.co/VGtOaU7493Get to know Susan Choi, #NBAwards Winner in this profile by @EmilyGould for @VanityFair https://t.co/tdOA0Dqx0k
11/23
2019
Livestream is happening now! https://t.co/9zXlDqbJvg https://t.co/YejHiKAFPuAlways happy to host a boisterous night for books! Still excited by all the love for the 70th #NBAwards https://t.co/qKQQDmIIAAAnd you can tune in via livestream: https://t.co/9zXlDqbJvg @MiamiBookFair Tonight you can join us for an Evening With the National Book Awards Winners and Finalists at 6PM ET… https://t.co/b90Nu3LNZpA reminder! We're at the @MiamiBookFair! Here's where and when: https://t.co/cxS8BGUsnv https://t.co/NRLEaA5K7R.@nytimesbooks editors select the best books of 2019 - including #NBAwards Finalists and Longlisters https://t.co/eGPMkqLlz5“To go from the most maligned to the most lauded in a mere half-century is incredible.” from Edmund White's DCAL ac… https://t.co/pWRroJqDGXMiami high schoolers out in force for Teen Press Conference! @miamibookfair @nationalbook #NBAwards https://t.co/uiEExADoni
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11/22
2019
Want to revisit the moment each of the 2019 #NBAwards accepted their award? We have a playlist for that. https://t.co/TNme5qTSvPbest. headline. https://t.co/JpXcEoXuJJ"I will tell you, as the elder statesman of that group, I am so confident in the state of young people's literature… https://t.co/cDJwUufqTdCongratulations again to all the #NBAwards Winners and our Finalists! https://t.co/E5h2WEwUNKThank you all again for joining us to celebrate books and literature! Discover more of what the Foundation is doing… https://t.co/TH6tbWCK6PWe only send good stuff, we promise! 📚To stay informed about the #NBAwards and the year-round programs run by @nationalbook subscribe to our newsletter b… https://t.co/bPIUyeAqbPOur many thanks to @LevarBurton for hosting tonight’s #NBAwards celebration!Yesterday's #NBAwards Teen Press Conference was livestreamed from the 92nd Street Y. You can watch on our website: https://t.co/vV9vWYECJWWatch all 25 #NBAwards Finalists read from their honored books at last night’s NBA Finalists reading: https://t.co/uheCQJRwozFind out more about the 2019 #NBAwards Longlist titles and Finalists. See all 50 titles here: https://t.co/70CriR7u2WVideo of tonight’s #NBAwards is available on the @nationalbook website, https://t.co/LjQMpTzWjZChoi: “This book is collaboration more so than any other book I’ve written. [thanks publishing team]. Given what we… https://t.co/669pHeQNDv
Retweeted by National Book FoundationThanks for joining us online tonight! Each year, we are proud and honored to celebrate literature with all of you. #NBAwards“This book was a collaboration, as they all are.” Susan Choi @nationalbook #NBAwards
Retweeted by National Book FoundationTrust Exercise by Susan Choi has won the 2019 #NBAwards for Fiction!.@LevarBurton introduces #NBAwards Fiction Chair Danzy Senna.Broom: “I just want to say somehow the work stands, nothing can stand in for it, the work is the work, is the work.” #NBAwards
Retweeted by National Book FoundationThe Yellow House by Sarah M. Broom has won the 2019 #NBAwards for Nonfiction!.@LevarBurton introduces #NBAwards Nonfiction Chair Jeff Sharlet.Sze: “We need poetry now more than ever. I believe poetry is an essential language that helps us slow and realize w… https://t.co/1u90GJQtbv
Retweeted by National Book FoundationArthur Sze by Sight Lines has won the 2019 #NBAwards for Poetry!“Through our translators...we, too, can be at home in America.” —Translated Literature Winner László Krasznahorkai,… https://t.co/y7JI4yV52A
Retweeted by National Book Foundation.@LevarBurton introduces #NBAwards Poetry Chair Mark Wunderlich.Baron Wenckheim’s Homecoming by László Krasznahorkai and translated from the Hungarian by Ottilie Mulzet has won th… https://t.co/741lE9HIFkMartin Sandler accepting his NBA Award: "I've written 60 books, I intend to write 60 more, and I hope I'm back here… https://t.co/PN8a41ubmf
Retweeted by National Book FoundationSander: “I’ve got 3 minutes but I can kill that in an hour! I am so confident of the future of young people’s liter… https://t.co/zxnB7AXAmS
Retweeted by National Book Foundation.@LevarBurton introduces #NBAwards Translated Literature Chair Idra Novey.1919 The Year That Changed America by Martin W. Sandler has won the 2019 #NBAwards for Young People’s Literature!.@LevarBurton introduces An Na, YPL Panel Chair. #NBAwards.@LevarBurton introduces the order of the Awards: Young People's Literature, Translated Literature, Poetry, Nonfiction, Fiction. #NBAwardsHost @LevarBurton is announcing the beginning of the 2019 #NBAwards Ceremony. @lilliamr She's the best!Lucas: “we took a crazy deep dive into the history of the #NBAwards to see how much has changed. What was once excl… https://t.co/NjmbAlfiPK
Retweeted by National Book Foundation.@likaluca and David Steinberger take the stage. #NBAwardsImages from tonight’s #NBAwards will be posted on our website in the coming days. https://t.co/1Uq6KScjhvWe were on the red carpet of @nationalbook Awards because authors are our rock stars! Tonight we celebrate our most… https://t.co/rEjwFMY3hu
Retweeted by National Book FoundationWant to know more about who chooses the Winners tonight? Find out more about the 2019 #NBAwards judges: https://t.co/cEChturidm @stephopitz We'll vouch for you!Other Finalists previously honored by the #NBAwards: @azemezi, a 5 Under 35 Honoree in 2018, Toi Derricotte, a Lite… https://t.co/xbPw9CAfXuPast NBA authors who are 2019 #NBAwards Finalists: @JasonReynolds83, a 2016 YPL Finalist and 2017 YPL Longlister, a… https://t.co/M3PlkSc9eL397 in Fiction, 600 in Nonfiction, 245 in Poetry, 145 in Translated Literature, and 325 in Young People's Literature. #NBAwards1,712 books were submitted for the 70th #NBAwards.We’re breaking for dinner, and then we will return to announce the Winners of the 2019 #NBAwards! If you’re watchin… https://t.co/6vy94xWu3zThe final DCAL selection is made by the National Book Foundation’s Board of Directors. #NBAwardsNominations for DCAL are made by former #NBAwards Winners, Finalists, Judges, writers, and literary professionals from around the country.Edmund White’s work also includes crucial cultural criticism and activism, particularly around the American AIDS cr… https://t.co/XNAcRuMpK2White: “Nothing could be as bad as office work, so writers pretend to write 8 hours a day, whereas a half hour woul… https://t.co/aoaX6ZYhhb
Retweeted by National Book FoundationEdmund White is best known for his portrayals of gay American life in both fiction and nonfiction, in a body of wor… https://t.co/7K35VjyCz4John Waters presents the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters (DCAL) to Edmund White. #NBAwards“There are storytellers, and then there are storytellers’ storytellers.” @levarburton on John Waters @nationalbook #NBAwards
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Retweeted by National Book FoundationMore information about the Literarian Award and Oren Teicher can be found on our website, @nationalbook.org. #NBAwardsThe Literarian medal is given to an individual or organization for a lifetime of achievement in expanding the audie… https://t.co/2sRAX1vq14This is the fifteenth year the Foundation has presented the Literarian Award. Past recipients include Dr. Maya Ange… https://t.co/uUGb6g8jViThe ABA provides information, education, business tools, programs, and advocacy for local businesses across the cou… https://t.co/J7oBK7I4cB"Literature is the birthright of every single one of us...if you can read in at least one language, you have the ab… https://t.co/C6ZRtURRFs
Retweeted by National Book Foundation.@LevarBurton introduces Ann Patchett, award-winning author and owner of independent bookstore @ParnassusBooks1 in Nashville, TN. #NBAwards
11/21
2019

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