During the week of September 11, the National Book Foundation rolled out its long lists in fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature, revealing its continuing focus on diverse, of-the-moment books while reminding us how rich publishing can be these days. It’s no surprise to see National Book Award winner Jesmyn Ward’s Sing, Unburied, Sing […]
They've announced the six-title-strong shortlist for this year's the FT & McKinsey Business Book of the Year Award. The winner will be announced 6 November.
EXCLUSIVE: Scott Rudin Productions has acquired The Ninth Hour, the novel by National Book Award winning author Alice McDermott. The book was published today by Farrar, Straus and Giroux and has received spectacular reviews. Rudin and Eli Bush will produce the film. Show More Summary
List: The short list for this year’s Financial Times and McKinsey Business Book of the Year award is out and includes The...
Idris Elba (Prometheus) and Academy Award winner Matthew McConaughey (Best Actor, Dallas Buyers Club, 2013) star in The Dark Tower, the adventure based on the Stephen King book series, debuting on digital October 17 and on 4K Ultra HD/Blu-ray, Blu-ray and DVD October 31 from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment. Show More Summary
New novels from Ken Follett and Mark Helprin, a family drama from National Book Award finalist Janet Peery, and more...
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Kate McKinnon’s portrayal of Hillary Clinton on “Saturday Night Live” won her an Emmy Award Sunday night and a shoutout in the former Democratic nominee’s new book about the 2016 presidential election.
"I always read a book instead of turning on my TV," said Woodley, hours before 'Big Little Lies' took home the award for best miniseries.
In the wake of the Emmys, it's a big deal that Big Little Lies dominated the winners list. The cast showed up to the award show in full force. It took away eight awards, including outstanding lead actress, best limited series, and best directing. Show More Summary
It was a big night for The Handmaid’s Tale at the 2017 Emmy Awards and the book’s author Margaret Atwood was there to celebrate with the cast and crew! The legendary writer walked the carpet and appeared on stage at the end of the night on Sunday (September 17) at the Microsoft Theater in Los [...]
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To celebrate its 10th birthday, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, Sherman Alexie’s National Book Award winning YA novel, is being reissued. The special anniversary edition features a new introduction by Jacqueline Woodson,...Show More Summary
In 2013 JetBlue introduced a way for families to earn award flights faster. With JetBlue Family Pooling, families (2 adults and up to 5 children) can combine points in one account which can be used to book award flights or vacation packages. Show More Summary
Welcome! To get things started, Salman Rushdie sat down and gave us a preview of how his thinking about Donald Trump played into his new novel, “The Golden House.” Join us with Rushdie on Sunday at our event at the Ace Hotel. THE BIG STORY This week saw the publication of Hillary Clinton’s “What...
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They've now announced all the titles longlisted for this year's (American) National Book Awards, in all four categories (fiction, non, poetry, and 'young people's literature'). The shortlists will be announced 4 October.
This week, the National Book Foundation announced the first round of finalists for their awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Young People's Literature, and Poetry. Find out who made the cut.
Nominees include Jennifer Egan, Lisa Ko, David Grann, Kevin Young and Alarcón.
Add these books to your must-read pile!