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Sunday, November 19, 2017

National Book Awards

Actress Cynthia Nixon emceed the 68th National Book Awards ceremony. “For many of us, books provide a welcome escape into another world.” Literature can also, she said, provide “broadened perspective.” “They expose us to an experience we couldn’t imagine on our own. Books matter.”

Young People’s Literature
Far From the Tree by Robin Benway

Poetry
Half-light: Collected Poems 1965-2016 by Frank Bidart

Nonfiction
The Future Is History: 
How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha Gessen

Fiction
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward