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In Third Year, Book Rich Environments to Reach One Million Free Books Distributed

In 39 sites across 22 states, the National Book Foundation’s Book Rich Environments program will surpass one million books donated … Continue

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National Book Foundation Awards $10,000 Innovations in Reading Prize to West Philadelphia Alliance for Children

The National Book Foundation recognizes WePAC and two honorable mentions with a total of $13,000 in prize money to support innovative literary work.

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Second year of “Notes from the Reading Life” series coming to NYC libraries

Second year of "Notes from the Reading Life" series coming to NYC libraries - The 2019 season will bring Brian Lehrer, Sarah Jessica Parker, and Sonia

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70th National Book Awards Judges Announced

We are now accepting entries for the 2018 National Book Awards. Deadline for submission is May 16 (midnight, PT). No late submissions will be accepted

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National Book Foundation Announces Spring Season of NBF Presents

More than 30 acclaimed authors will appear across the nation as part of the second season of NBF Presents

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Highlights from the 2018 5 Under 35 Celebration

A selection of photos from the 2018 5 Under 35 celebration, honoring the debut fiction writers Nana Kwame Adjei-Brenyah (Friday … Continue read

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Watch the 2018 National Book Awards Ceremony

The 69th National Book Awards, hosted by Nick Offerman, were streamed live from New York City on November 14, 2018. … Continue reading "Watch t

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Watch the 2018 National Book Awards Finalists Reading

Every year on the night before the National Book Awards, all of the Finalists gather at the New School to … Continue reading "Watch the 2018 Na

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Highlights from the 2018 National Book Awards Teen Press Conference

The National Book Awards Teen Press Conference brings the excitement of the most prestigious literary award in the country to … Continue readin

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