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John Lewis is ‘overwhelmed’ as his ‘March: Book Three’ becomes National Book Award finalist

LAST MONTH, at the Library of Congress’s National Book Festival, I said to an attendee that we would have three National Book Award finalists on our “Graphic Novel Night” stage. “Only two,” a colleague pointed out, citing Gene Luen Yang (a two-time finalist, for “American Born Chinese” and “Boxers & Saints”) and Noelle Stevenson (“Nimona”). […]
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