'Goldfinch' by Donna Tartt took the top prize for fiction, while 'Pulpit' by Doris Kearns Goodwin was named the best nonfiction work.
Giffin's novels regularly become bestsellers, and often explore contemporary women and their relationships.
A Florida judge dismissed George Zimmerman's defamation suit against NBC. The suit charged that NBC had edited audio recordings 'to create the myth' that he was a racist.
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MacFarlane said he will match up to $1 million in donations made to the fundraiser between June 27 and July 2.