National Book Award Finalists Readings

Finalists for the National Book Awards 2000 in non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature read from their works. Mr. Cadnum read… read more

Finalists for the National Book Awards 2000 in non-fiction, fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature read from their works. Mr. Cadnum read from The Book of the Lion, published by Viking Children’s Books. Mr. Tierney read from Darkness in El Dorado: How Scientists and Journalists Devastated the Amazon, published by W.W. Norton & Company. Ms. Sontag read from In America: A Novel, published by Farrar Straus & Giroux. Mr. Smith read from The Other Lover, published by University of Chicago Press.

Ms. Whelan read from Homeless Bird, published by HarperCollins Juvenile Books. Mr. Van Dusen read for Jacques Barzun from his book From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life, 1500 to the Present, published by Harpercollins. Mr. Baxter read from The Feast of Love, published by Pantheon Books. Ms. Addonizio read from Tell Me, published by Consortium Book Sales & Dist.

Mr. Bagdasarian read from Forgotten Fire, published by DK Publishing. Mr. Lewis read from W.E.B. Du Bois: The Fight for Equality and the American Century, 1919-1963, published by Henry Holt & Compnay. Jennie Snyder read for Joyce Carol Oates from her novel Blonde, published by Ecco Press. Lucille Clifton read from Blessing the Boats: New and Selected Poems, 1988-2000, published by Consortium Book Sales & Dist.

Ms. Kaplan read from The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach, published by University of Chicago Press. Mr. Lightman read from {The Diagnosis], a novel published by Pantheon Books. Mr. Kinnell read from A New Selected Poems, published by Houghton Mifflin Co.

Ms. Coman reads from Many Stones, published by Front Street Press. Mr. Philbrick read from In the Heart of the Sea: The Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex, published by Viking Press. Ms. Prose read from her novel Blue Angel, published by HarperCollins. Mr. Koch read from New Addressess: Poems, published by Knopf. close

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