Topic: National Book Awards
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
Still looking for a Father's Day gift? Try one of these books.
06/16/2010 01:10 pm