Topic: National Book Awards
The Coretta Scott King Book Awards recognize African American authors and illustrators of outstanding books for children and young adults. The following titles are aptly crafted to shed light on real issues even as they engage young literary minds.
01/14/2011 09:44 am
The second installment of Gail Godwin’s journals traces her life and career from London to Iowa.
01/05/2011 06:05 am
Crumbling ruins loom large in this late 2010 fiction roundup: There's a castle haunted by a madwoman and a mystery, a derelict race track that's the setting for this year's National Book Award-winner, and a once-stately manor home that now houses the insane and infirm.
12/29/2010 04:49 pm
What's selling best in independent bookstores across America.
12/08/2010 06:10 pm
Librarian Cynthia Dobrez uses e-readers, bibliotherapy, and her own intuition in her middle school library in Michigan.
12/06/2010 11:15 am
The 2010 National Books Awards included a few unexpected moments.
11/18/2010 11:47 am
Characters whose lives are altered by their inability to grasp the whole picture link three of this fall's most highly praised novels – although that's about the only thing they have in common. In one, a young mother goes to extraordinary lengths to protect her son; in another, an English couple go on vacation and find themselves in way over their heads; while in the third, a writer mourns the loss of a desk that has passed through many hands.
10/28/2010 09:07 am
Colum McCann's novel "Let the Great World Spin" wins a $5,000 prize celebrating the power of book club selections.
09/23/2010 03:56 pm
Jonathan Franzen’s latest is already the year’s biggest novel.
09/01/2010 07:05 am
Allegra Goodman’s digital-age romance mixes a traditional story line with some intellectual oomph.
07/22/2010 07:05 am