Friday, November 20, 2009

NBA Winners Announced

No, not basketball! The 2009 National Book Award winners were announced this week. Catch coverage of the ceremony and dinner on C-SPAN2, BookTV on Saturday (11/21) @ 8 p.m. EST and Sunday (11/22) @ 10 a.m. EST.

Young People's Literature
Claudette Colvin: Twice Toward Justice
by Phillip Hoose
(available @ the Main library)

Transcendental Studies: A Trilogy
by Keith Waldrop

The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt
by T.J. Stiles

Let the Great World Spin
by Colum McCann

Distinguished Contribution to American Letters
Gore Vidal

The Literarian Award
Dave Eggers (as in the author of The Wild Things, available @ Dorris Van Doren)

The Best of the National Book Awards Fiction
The Complete Stories
by Flannery O'Connor
(available @ Dorris Van Doren)

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