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  • 2003 National Book Awards Ceremony
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    2003 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented its annual awards for best book in each of the genres of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. The 2003 winners were: in the fiction…

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  • 2002 National Book Awards Ceremony
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    2002 National Book Awards Ceremony

    A medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was bestowed on novelist Philip Roth. The master of ceremonies was comedian, actor, and writer Steve Martin. The chair of each genre panel…

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  • National Book Awards Ceremony
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    National Book Awards Ceremony

    A medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters was bestowed on Arthur Miller, writer of more than 40 plays, screenplays, novels, and collections of essays. The master of ceremonies…

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  • National Book Awards Dinner
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    National Book Awards Dinner

    Host Steve Martin introduced the chairs of the various book juries, who in turn announced the National Book Award winners. The winners also spoke briefly. Oprah Winfrey, after being awarded the…

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  • National Book Awards Dinner
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    National Book Awards Dinner

    Various authors and historians paid tribute to the recipients of the National Book Awards. They also discussed the importance of maintaining high quality non-fiction books even with the…

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  • National Book Awards
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    National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented its annual National Book Awards in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, poetry and young people’s literature. The awards have been given since 1950.

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  • 1996 National Book Awards
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    1996 National Book Awards

    Mr. Trillin hosted a ceremony at which awards were presented in fiction, non-fiction, children’s and poetry categories. Victor Martinez won in children’s literature; Hayden Carruth won in…

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