2012 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

The 77th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to “books that have made an important contribution to society’s understanding of racism… read more

The 77th annual Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were presented to “books that have made an important contribution to society’s understanding of racism and diversity of human cultures.” Jury Chair Henry Louis Gates, Jr. presented a lifetime achievement award to Arnold Rampersad, humanities professor at Stanford University and author of biographies of Ralph Ellison and Langston Hughes. Awards are also given for non-fiction, David Blight, American Oracle: The Civil War in the Civil Rights Era and David Livingstone Smith, Less Than Human: Why We Demean, Enslave, and Exterminate Others and for fiction, Esi Edugyan, Half-Blood Blues: A Novel. The Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards were held at the Ohio Theatre in Cleveland. close

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  • Ralph Ellison: A Biography
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  • The life of Langston Hughes
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  • Half-Blood Blues: A Novel
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2012 Anisfield-Wolf Book Awards

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Program ID:
308485-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Cleveland, Ohio, United States
First Aired:
Oct 06, 2012 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
Last Aired:
Dec 25, 2012 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2

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  • Oct 06, 2012 | 8:03pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 07, 2012 | 3:59pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Nov 07, 2012 | 5:12pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 25, 2012 | 6:00am EST | C-SPAN 2
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