As she plans her final awards season, Lisa Lucas takes stock of the progress the National Book Foundation has made in service to readers and authors.
Lisa Lucas will become SVP and publisher of Knopf imprints Pantheon and Schocken after the 2020 National Book Awards digital prize ceremony in November.
The States’ 71st National Book Awards ceremony follows other international publishing events onto the ether, as ‘a beacon of hope for all who attend.’
At 19 events in 13 states, the National Book Foundation now is on the road, crisscrossing the country in the spring season of its NBF Presents programming.
Arabic-to-English translator Leri Price has won the Banipal Prize for her translation of Syrian author Khaled Khalifa’s novel ‘Death is Hard Work,’
The Saif Ghobash Banipal Prize for Arabic Literary Translation is one of eight awards that will have their winners named in London on February 12.
The US National Book Awards appear ready to turn their staying power into stability, and coupled their 2019 prize-fest with an appeal for funding.
Author Hallie Rubenhold wins the 2019 Baillie Gifford Prize for her book, ‘The Five,’ about of the 1888 victims of Jack the Ripper.
Tonight’s winner of the Baillie Gifford Prize for Nonfiction will walk away with a larger purse than last year’s. Six works are in contention.
Lisa Lucas, executive director of the National Book Foundation talks about this year’s National Book Awards and its 70th anniversary.