The 74th edition of the National Book Awards program based in New York City has opened submissions and named its 25 jurors.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously
The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards.
Recognizing the careers of the Chilean-American author Isabel Allende and the science-foundation program director Doron Weber, the National Book Foundation’s medals are its lifetime achievement honors.
Isabel Allende, in admitting she wrote her recent mystery novel as “a joke” and she’s “not a fan of mysteries,” has sparked a backlash.