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  • 2015 National Book Awards
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    2015 National Book Awards

    Book TV’s coverage of the 66th annual National Book Awards included the presentation of awards for non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Novelist Don Delillo received…

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  • emThe Zookeepers Wifeem
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    The Zookeepers Wife

    Diane Ackerman talked about her book The Zookeeper’s Wife: A War Story, published by W.W. Norton. In the book she tells the story of Jan Zabinski, the director of the Warsaw Zoo, and his wife,…

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  • Challenge of Creative NonFiction
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    Challenge of Creative Non-Fiction

    At a conference on nonfiction, Mr. West and Ms. Ackerman discussed how they write creative nonfiction and how it is closely related to creative prose and poetry.

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