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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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On The Quarantine Tapes @lithubradio with @dublab, @holdengraber and Rachel Kushner, author of the… https://t.co/IX5ELfKAWhThis includes #NBAwards Finalist Solitary! https://t.co/aPDdzXOpYh.@hitalie interviews #NBAwards and Pulitzer Prize Winner @colsonwhitehead https://t.co/DG6uE2r1uzLooking for a new audio book? 23 suggestions from @BuzzFeedBooks including #NBAwards Longlister On Earth We're Brie… https://t.co/dm15GRXJ3H
7/2
2020
The latest episode of @SpeakEasy_House features, from past shows, #NBAwards Longlister @jformanjr, Finalist… https://t.co/2QujF80P7N🏖️ 📚 Summertime YA reads including Clap When You Land by #NBAwards Winner @AcevedoWrites https://t.co/mrGKRYRKt2Interview - #NBAwards Longlister @KeeangaYamahtta talks to @adamshatz on the @LRB podcast https://t.co/OKoFyQIS9V5 under 35 honoree @britrbennett will develop her latest book The Vanishing Half as a limited series with HBO… https://t.co/2WcXwszUOO
7/1
2020
#NBAwards Winner The Yellow House is out in paperback now! https://t.co/YADAKgONrcThe Million Book Project, spearheaded by poet, legal scholar, and #LiteratureforJustice committee member Reginald D… https://t.co/R2W7cSUTwhDuende District &The Word have announced their first annual BIPOC Bookseller Awards https://t.co/848wGarGvhCongratulations to the winners of @CLMPorg's Firecracker Awards! https://t.co/JWydhwINvZAmidst widespread sharing of anti-racist reading lists and a renewed call to support Black businesses, "Black-owne… https://t.co/5QUesEhI4POn @bustle's list of most anticipated books out in July - Memorial Drive by #NBAwards Longlister Natasha Trethewey https://t.co/01yKVdmPPmMissing out on traveling to other cities right now? Here's some books that will take you there, including #NBAwardshttps://t.co/s9GVd00YoA
6/30
2020
ICYMI! Also on iTunes and Spotify. https://t.co/201otlr1wPThe Dodge Poetry Festival, scheduled in October, will be a virtual event, and feature many #NBAwards family includi… https://t.co/kK3paXKTbICongratulations to all the Winners from yesterday's 2020 @ALALibrary Book Award Celebration! You can view all the a… https://t.co/p9gTKHdSGYFrom @ShelfAwareness' highlights of their 15 years, 'The Writer's Life' with @jesmimi after she won her first Natio… https://t.co/yjuzQifGY6
6/29
2020
#NBAwards Winner Don DeLillo has a new novel coming out in October https://t.co/UienXZA5wD
6/28
2020
Listen 🎧 #NBAwards Finalist @JasonReynolds83 on @onbeing https://t.co/yAHSbn6C03
6/27
2020
This @ElectricLit list features #NBAwards family @jerichobrown @Danez_Smif @NifMuhammad https://t.co/G0ypuoP1az @Borisk @tayari @latimes Have reposted the direct link!#NBAwards Longlister @tayari on election day in Atlanta @latimesbooks https://t.co/Wu0NEhzOQkStacey Abrams is reading #NBAwards Finalist Black Leopard, Red Wolf by @MarlonJames5 - and also recently Zone One… https://t.co/tbPJnnCf1i“climbing” by #NBAwards Winner Lucille Clifton https://t.co/uRpCeYqg8c
6/26
2020
Starting July 13 @nypl will begin by offering grab-and-go service at eight library locations https://t.co/ZXDJvTsT4s#NBAwards Winner James McBride on his favorite and most influential fiction and nonfiction, and his latest book, De… https://t.co/vN5QSnIhaFWe are thrilled to be part of the 2020 Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows program and welcome our new Education Programs Ma… https://t.co/ArBYOIt48oLots of great reading suggestions for young folks from #NBAwards Finalist @JasonReynolds83 in this @NewsHour conver… https://t.co/27MQdK2m33"I am choosing The Empire of Light as my winning poem for the lyric contest...I love this poem for how it uses lang… https://t.co/sHayi5NX3g
6/25
2020
Cover reveal @BookRiot for #NBAwards Finalist @JasonReynolds83's next book out in October 2020, with art by… https://t.co/NynmQB6IiOSave the date, July 14, @sarahmbroom and our own @likaluca will be in conversation for the virtual @WIBookFestival https://t.co/q6gwI7HfOL"I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter" based on the novel by #NBAwards Finalist @ErikaLSanchez returns to… https://t.co/MqSvqLiw5n"I am as hopeful for unity in the country as I am for it in my own house. Even if sometimes, to reach that hope, I… https://t.co/wBBOX5eLsO
6/24
2020
This @TheDailyShow's compilation of Black Authors features #NBAwards family Ta-Nehisi Coates, @tressiemcphd,… https://t.co/OGNfrIKzwP#LiteratureforJustice committee member @dwaynebetts and folks from PEN America’s Prison & Justice Writing Program t… https://t.co/ncXXdw5BWzOne week from today! The @nypl and @WNYC Virtual Book Club is June 30 at 7 PM, a live stream conversation and audie… https://t.co/Bjv58sLD1KWhat 17 writers read in quarantine - #NBAwards Finalist @LailaLalami reads The Bell Jar, @SolomonAnna reads Longlis… https://t.co/D2q6GyYkup
6/23
2020
.@hodakotb shares Stamped by #NBAwards Winner @DrIbram and Finalist @JasonReynolds83 https://t.co/y7hBAfNFx3How author of #LiteratureforJustice selection Are Prison's Obsolete? identifies https://t.co/prX4ivBfzmMultigenerational novel The Vanishing Half by 5 Under 35 honoree @britrbennett is out now https://t.co/ps6Oxb7CMcGreenwich Village’s Three Lives & Company bookstore discovers a knack for recommends titles to customers ordering b… https://t.co/sKcFV0ZBeENashville's Southern Festival of Books @SoFestofBooks will be a virtual celebration this October and will include… https://t.co/oMMMaHuUBSMidwest booksellers, virtual Heartland Summer programming starts this week! https://t.co/33d5Dq7WnL https://t.co/Gr2ZKsO1oe
6/22
2020
#NBAwards Winner Robin Coste Lewis: “Black Joy is My Primary Aesthetic” https://t.co/zgxB9QkfzoICYMI @LibnOfCongress talked to National Amabassadors for Young People’s Literature #NBAwards Finalist… https://t.co/rX4EEIb6bR
6/21
2020
#NBAwards Longlister Ocean Vuong is looking forward to Memorial, the new novel from 5 Under 35 honoree @brywashing https://t.co/e2jXCBsyptThere are also many resources an reading lists thanks to @nypl and @SchomburgCenter here: https://t.co/bpp05pRL9g https://t.co/73VTF47f30
6/20
2020
"Be kind everybody. Make art. And fight the power." Concluding today with these words from @colsonwhitehead, Winne… https://t.co/diTqB5dtrH"Family comes in many guises: I found an almost mythical second home in the Cave Canem Foundation. Thank you...for… https://t.co/MNRoX4Hf34"I’m a black man in America, I can’t punish that officer. Between the World and Me comes out of that place." Watc… https://t.co/z1E3Zlf4gi @Milkweed_Books Thanks!"What I really want to say is that it is so important that we talk to our old people before they become ancestors a… https://t.co/48wIo3YlDP"I am in this room; semicolon, and so is my mother." In her 2019 acceptance speech for the National Book Award for… https://t.co/iBRoaTjZnz"But every single time I meet a reader who looks at me and says I have never seen my story until I read yours I am… https://t.co/gNIfgLyGoZ @jesmimi And Jesmyn Ward won the National Book Award for Fiction again in 2017 https://t.co/OTwONTfDAX"I meditated on the courage it might take to feel worthy of this, and now, I’m standing here with ancestral hands o… https://t.co/YYJJ86KdVl @repjohnlewis Here is the full acceptance speech for March: Book Three with @Nate_Powell_Art and @andrewaydin https://t.co/3UmffJzAAH.@repjohnlewis' unforgettable 2016 #NBAwards acceptance speech for the Young People's Literature Award https://t.co/coPVU9A9Lj @DrIbram Watch the full speech: https://t.co/GehNX2v14N"And I’ll never lose my faith that you and I can create an anti-racist America where racial disparities are nonexis… https://t.co/CjsPQjh4GXAntiracist Baby by #NBAwards Winner @DrIbram, a board book for children that has seen unprecedented demand, will be… https://t.co/jQZr3ImYMVWatch @jesmimi's full acceptance speech: https://t.co/sPPLJzmxum"[I wanted to write] so that the culture that marginalized us for so long would see that our stories were as univer… https://t.co/AOipO96JTnFull speech: https://t.co/xUnGammmQg"It’s our responsibility to pave the way to further widen the trail that they have set for us, and I’m proud to be,… https://t.co/31hlDFD8x8Watch the full speech here: https://t.co/dH7BEdVZvG"Black people, you said, were the only people in the United States ever explicitly forbidden to become literate. I… https://t.co/CVRuYZepWK"Words devoted to quelling freedom, insurgency, imagination, or hope. What about the possibility of one day making… https://t.co/9PSjm9H9vmToday on #Juneteenth we are revisiting and sharing historical and celebratory moments from Black Winners at the #NBAwards"Some Heavens are All Silence" by #NBAwards Finalist @akasomeguy https://t.co/xdNC338JqYTwelve Minutes and a Life - former #LiteratureforJustice committee member @MitchSJackson on Ahmaud Arbery https://t.co/7djAF55yFy
6/19
2020
Minneapolis based @GraywolfPress will donate $25,000 to five organizations selected by its junior employees https://t.co/2gEEYLddmm"Gay’s provocations are not intended to create distance. Rather, he shines light on the inanity, the unnaturalness,… https://t.co/fKLpW2Ft4oThe next novel from #NBAwards Winner Sigrid Nunez will be released in September https://t.co/tvKyDgstnjMemorial Drive by #NBAwards Longlister Natasha Trethewey, coming out in July, is reviewed @ShelfAwareness today https://t.co/4zBzjKrxTDDeveloped by @ElleOnWords and @Sj_Fennell, the Juneteenth Book Festival will take place tomorrow on YouTube https://t.co/ILOXA96Vhm
6/18
2020
The 2020 William Saroyan International Prize for Writing has been announced, including #NBAwards Finalist… https://t.co/c4xisLe1PLCongratulations to all the @CLMPorg Firecracker Awards finalists including #NBAwards Longlisted Dunce by Mary RuefleBooks for young readers to examine racism, including titles by #NBAwards writers @JasonReynolds83 @DrIbram and… https://t.co/sp0FKDrKeb#NBAwards Winner Susan Choi talks to @otherppl about reading in quarantine https://t.co/eibE3M9ZXm
6/17
2020
E-book and audiobook checkouts have skyrocketed during the pandemic, how are libraries adapting? https://t.co/i97cyAnnPZ#NBAwards Finalists @jerichobrown and @carmenmmachado reflect on their personal relationships to Pride and what pri… https://t.co/6Vh09k0jxD#NBAwards Winner @DrIbram launches Antiracist Baby tonight with illustrator @ashlukadraws, you can register or watc… https://t.co/Cos1YhUFCvBooksellers, the new Indie Shindig virtual event series is a way to learn about new titles and help raise money for… https://t.co/YYbDLglcNu"I don’t know whose side you’re on, / But I am here for the people / Who work in grocery stores that glow in the mo… https://t.co/AVsneMyAzE
6/16
2020
New fiction by #NBAwards Finalist @Mukasonga in the latest @NewYorker https://t.co/TE1juHaglrThanks to our partners on the ground at @LFPL and @lfpl_foundation Book Rich Environments book giveaways continue a… https://t.co/KdMeHljq3yAlso in the June 22 @NewYorker issue, "George Floyd" by #NBAwards Winner Terrance Hayes https://t.co/d48MthavbYThe June 22 @NewYorker cover is by #NBAwards Longlister @KadirNelson https://t.co/QipFQrTEwzShort story time - read #NBAwards Finalist @KaliMaFaja's "The Yellow Ranch" @oprahmagazine https://t.co/8trNoMphH3Congratulations to 2019 #NBAwards Poetry Longlister @CAMONGHNE on her next nonfiction book! https://t.co/gWFDcTwMK7Great list this month in which #NBAwards Winner @sarahmbroom recommends Giovanni's Room by James Baldwin,… https://t.co/UZDu9qdRjk
6/15
2020
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6/14
2020
In honor of nice weather 🏖📚...the @lithub ultimate summer reading list https://t.co/4sk1oQ4Rip
6/13
2020
Out this week - 2016 #NBAwards Finalist Kate DiCamillo's new book, Stella Endicott and the Anything-Is-Possible Poem https://t.co/PgMK7EYgZs"But the music of the protest is most often made by the protesters themselves." #NBAwards Longlister @NifMuhammad o… https://t.co/g0t8cRG7dmICYMI #NBAwards Judge @OliverDepp was on @kojoshow yesterday discussing how people are supporting movements for cha… https://t.co/PXLoAbjK47How will the role of libraries change as branches around the country begin to open? https://t.co/SuggvXjIw1
6/12
2020

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