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    Prose Readings

    Several authors read from their works to honor the 50th anniversary of Farrar, Strauss, and Giroux. Richard Merkin read from Tom Wolfe’s profile of Roger Straus because Mr. Wolfe was ill…

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    1996 National Book Foundation Medal

    Toni Morrison, who has won both 1993 Nobel and Pulitzer prizes, in 1993 and 1988 respectively, received the foundation’s Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. After…

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    1996 National Book Awards

    Calvin Trillin hosted a ceremony at which awards were presented in fiction, non-fiction, children’s and poetry categories at the 1996 National Book Awards. Victor Martinez won in children’s…

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    Messages from My Father

    At Brattle Theatre, Author Calvin Trillin talked about his 19th book, Messages from My Father, which focuses on the importance of his father in his life. He read several passages from the…

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