Calling reading a ‘civil right,’ Richard Robinson joined Scholastic in 1964 and led the company for almost 50 years.
Ruth Dickey, the executive director of Seattle Arts & Lectures, is to take up her new post with the National Book Foundation on May 17.
The National Book Foundation’s new digital outreach series includes international literature and translation.
The 2020 Translated Literature winner of the US’ National Book Awards was among this group of translation prizes in 2019.
Taking home a £50,000 purse, the journalist and author of ‘Ma’am Darling’ wins the 2020 Baillie Gifford Prize, focused on nonfiction.
Yu Miri and translator Morgan Giles win the 2020 National Book Awards category for translated literature, and Charles Yu wins for fiction.
Eight of the 25 titles announced today are debut works in the shortlists for the 71st annual National Book Awards. Winners named November 18.
Longlisted authors and translators for all five categories of the National Book Awards’ 71st outing have been announced this week.
The African Studies Association UK has recognized Bibi Bakare-Yusuf, and the National Book Foundation honors author Walter Mosley.
An advocate for ‘authors and readers,’ Carolyn Reidy will be the first to receive the National Book Foundation’s Literarian Award posthumously