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    2016 National Book Awards

    Book TV’s coverage of the 67th annual National Book Awards included the presentation of awards for non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. Biographer Robert Caro…

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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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    2014 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 65th annual National Book Awards in New York City, including the announcements of the winners for Non-Fiction, Fiction, Poetry, and Young People’s…

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    2013 National Book Awards

    The National Book Foundation presented the 2013 National Book Awards at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. The Literarian Award for Outstanding Service to the American Literary…

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    Interview with Mika Brzezinski

    MSNBC’s Mika Bzezinski, host of the 2013 National Book Awards Ceremony, was interviewed during the 2013 National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York…

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    Interview with David Steinberger

    National Book Foundation Chair David Steinmberger was interviewed during the 2013 National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

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    Interview on Book of Ages

    Jill Lepore talked about her book, Book of Ages: The Life and Opinions of Jane Franklin, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. She was interviewed during the…

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    Interview on The Internal Enemy

    Alan Taylor talked about his book, The Internal Enemy: Slavery and War in Virginia, 1772-1832, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was interviewed…

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    Interview with Maya Angelou

    Author and Poet Maya Angelou was interviewed during the 2013 National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. She received the Literarian Award for…

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    Interview on Going Clear

    Lawrence Wright talked about his book, Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was…

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    Interview on Hitler's Furies

    Wendy Lower talked about her book, Hitler’s Furies: German Women in the Nazi Killing Fields, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. She was interviewed during…

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    Interview on The Unwinding

    George Packer talked about his book, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, which was a finalist for the 2013 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was interviewed during the…

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    Interview with E.L. Doctorow

    Author E.L. Doctorow was interviewed during the 2013 National Book Awards Benefit Dinner and Ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. He received the Medal for Distinguished…

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    2012 National Book Awards

    Television and radio host Faith Salie hosted the 63rd annual National Book Awards. The National Book Foundation presented The Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters to author…

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    2011 National Book Awards Ceremony

    The National Book Foundation presented the 2011 National Book Awards at a ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City with John Lithgow as the master of ceremonies. The Medal for Distinguished…

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    Nothing to Envy

    Barbara Demick talked about her book Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award for Nonfiction. She was interviewed during the…

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    Every Man in This Village is a Liar

    Megan Stack talked about her book Every Man in This Village Is a Liar: An Education in War, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award for Nonfiction. In the book she recounts…

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    Secret Historian

    Justin Spring talked about his book Secret Historian: The Life and Times of Samuel Steward, Professor, Tattoo Artist, and Sexual Renegade, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book…

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    Cultures of War

    John Dower talked about his book Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor, Hiroshima, 9-11, Iraq, which was a finalist for the 2010 National Book Award for Nonfiction. He was interviewed during the…

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    Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

    Tom Wolfe talked about his literary career as he was about to be awarded the 2010 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He was interviewed…

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