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  • Northshire Poetry Reading
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    Northshire Poetry Reading

    A poetry reading, one of several held around the country, was organized as an alternative to a postponed White House poetry symposium on the works of Emily Dickinson, Langston Hughes and…

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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 Award Finalists Readings
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    National Book Award Finalists Readings

    The finalists for the 2002 National Book Awards read selections from their nominated books. Twenty authors from the four nominated categories - nonfiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s…

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  • National Book Critics Circle Awards
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    National Book Critics Circle Awards

    Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Award read excerpts from their submissions. Awards were then presented for five categories: general nonfiction, criticism, poetry,…

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