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Watch NBF Presents: The Art of Translation

Watch NBF Presents: The Art of Translation

Hurricane Season is the story of a dead witch set in a small town in Mexico. The book, translated from the Spanish, found a global audience and recogn

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Watch NBF Presents: Poetry in Protest

Watch NBF Presents: Poetry in Protest

It’s National Poetry Month, and to celebrate, National Book Award–honored authors Toi Derricotte (“I”: New and Selected Poems, 2019 Poetry Fin

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Watch NBF Presents: Borders of Belonging

Watch NBF Presents: Borders of Belonging

  To question the “other” in American identity, join National Book Award–honored authors Laila Lalami (The Other Americans, 2019 Fiction Fi

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Watch the 2020 National Book Awards Teen Press Conference

Watch the 2020 National Book Awards Teen Press Conference

For the first time ever—the National Book Awards Teen Press Conference is going virtual! Co-presented with the Miami Book Fair and in partnership wi

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Watch the 2019 National Book Awards Ceremony

Watch the 2019 National Book Awards Ceremony

Watch the 70th National Book Awards, hosted by LeVar Burton were streamed live from New York City on November 20, 2019. It’s the biggest night i

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Watch the 2019 National Book Awards Finalists Reading

Watch the 2019 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 read from their honored titles at an event t

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Watch the 2018 National Book Awards Ceremony

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. Lifetime achievement awards were p

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Watch the 2018 National Book Awards Finalists Reading

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 read from their honored titles at an event t

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Highlights from the 2018 National Book Awards Teen Press Conference

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 New York City’s middle

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