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#19 (Pt. 1): ‘The Turner House’ by Angela Flournoy

I finished this last night, slowing down my reading by the last 15 pages because I didn’t want it to end. Angela Flournoy so nails the crafting of place and characters, she had me completely immersed in their story. 161 more words

Ain't No Haints In Detroit

Ta-Nehisi Coates wins National Book Award for Between the World and Me

Ta-Nehisi Coates has won the 2015 National Book Award for nonfiction for his highly critically-acclaimed book Between the World and Me, placing the cherry on the top of the  352 more words


James Patterson Honored At National Book Awards

Last night I attended the National Book Awards in New York City, an annual event hosted by the National Book Foundation. My reason for going was to see… 178 more words

Michael Cavacini

The National Book Award Winners 2015

Last night they announced the winners of the National Book Awards. Keep reading to find out who took home the prize. 1,135 more words


Ta-Nehisi Coates, Adam Johnson Win National Book Awards

Journalist and writer Ta-Nehisi Coates won the National Book Award for nonfiction on Wednesday night for Between the World and Me, his acclaimed tract on American race relations. 216 more words

National Book Awards

Years ago, when I was just a couple years out of college, and missing the experience of intensive community reading , I decided to read all of the National Book Award Finalists in Fiction before the winner was announced.   165 more words