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    2015 National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Book TV presented coverage of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Awards from the New School in New York City. This year’s winners included David Brion Davis for The Problem of Slavery in the…

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    In Depth with Toni Morrison

    Professor Toni Morrison won a Pulitzer Prize and was the first black American woman to win a Nobel Prize in Literature. She is a professor of humanities at Princeton University. She…

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    The Writer's Imagination and the Imagination of the State

    In honor of a PEN conference organized by Norman Mailer 25 years ago, writers discussed how governments can work together across national boundaries, as writers do, to improve the world’s troubles. Participants…

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    2005 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented the 56th Annual National Book Awards for best book in each of the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Garrison Keillor…

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    Saturday Book and Author Breakfast

    The live forum, moderated by Mr. Adams, featured writers giving presentations about their latest books. The breakfast panel included: Noah Adams, author of The Flyers: In Search of Wilbur and…

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    An Evening With Nobel and Pulitzer Prize Winners

    Mr. Hamill moderated this discussion about literature and the craft of writing with authors Toni Morrison and Frank McCourt. The authors discussed a wide range of subjects pertaining to books and writing, including: the…

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    Achebe at 70: Birthday Celebration

    Professor Achebe, a Nobel Prize-winning Nigerian novelist, was honored on his 70th birthday. On stage before an audience, Ms. Morrison and President Botstein reminisced with Professor…

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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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