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… read more

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 category, Shirley Hazzard for The Great Fire, published by Farrar Straus and Giroux; in the nonfiction category, Carlos Eire for Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy, published by Free Press; in the poetry category, C.K. Williams for The Singing, published by Farrar Straus and Giroux; and in the young people’s literature category, Polly Horvath for The Canning Season, published by Farrar Straus and Giroux. In addition, Mr. King was given an award for distinguished contribution to American letters. Mr. Mosley was the master of ceremonies. close

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2003 National Book Awards Ceremony

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Program ID:
179258-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Ceremony
Location:
New York, New York, United States
First Aired:
Nov 24, 2003 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 28, 2003 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Nov 24, 2003 | 1:03am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 30, 2003 | 9:28pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 28, 2003 | 2:30am EST | C-SPAN 2
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