With its Translated Literature award for authors and translators in its second year, the National Book Foundation announces its 2019 shortlisted titles.
Works from world literature in Arabic, Danish, Finnish, French, Japanese, Norwegian, and more are on the National Book Awards’ translated longlist.
Familiar faces–authors previously recognized–are behind six of this year’s 10 longlisted titles for National Book Awards in the young readers’ category.
The iconic fiction and nonfiction writer of 20th-century American gay life, Edmund White, receives the medal from film director John Waters on November 20.
Engaged with the American Booksellers Association since 1990, Oren Teicher retires at the end of this year from his position as the ABA’s CEO.
With support from the Andrew Mellon Foundation, the National Book Foundation’s ‘NBF Presents’ expands its events and widens its outreach.
One of the best-known American authors working today, Joyce Carol Oates has won the Jerusalem Prize and will attend the Jerusalem International Book Forum in May.
The Chilean-American Isabel Allende receives the Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters at the National Book Awards.
The Association of American Publishers’ PROSE Awards for scholarly and professional books will be named in February. The National Book Awards winners ceremony is on November 14.
There’s special interest at Frankfurt in the new category for translated literature, as the 2018 National Book Awards in America announce finalists.