NEW YORK (AP) — Charles Yu's “Interior Chinatown,” a satirical, cinematic novel written in the form of a screenplay, has won the National Book Award for fiction.
1. “The Room Where It Happened” by John Bolton (Simon & Schuster)
2. “White Fragility” by Robin DiAngelo (Beacon Press)
3. “How to Be an Antiracist” by Ibram X. Kendi (One World)
NEW YORK (AP) — Author Jason Reynolds, the country's National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, had expected his work to keep him on the road.
NEW YORK (AP) —
A ward-winning children's author Jason Reynolds has taken on a new project: He has been named the country's next National Ambassador for Young People's Literature, a...
NEW YORK (AP) — Marlon James fantasy novel "Black Leopard, Red Wolf," Laila Lalami's immigrant tale "The Other Americans" and Jason Reynolds' neighborhood story "Look Both Ways" are among this...
NEW YORK (AP) — Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people's literature longlist for the National Book Awards.
NEW YORK (AP) — Ling Ma's apocalyptic debut novel "Severance" and Rebecca Solnit's essay collection "Call Them by Their True Names" are among the winners of the Kirkus Prize.
Trade publication Kirkus Reviews announced winners Thursday in fiction, nonfiction and young readers' literature. Each receive $50,000. The other recipients are author Derrick Barnes and illustrator Gordon C. James for the children's book "Crown: An Ode to the Fresh Cut."
NEW YORK (AP) — Taye Diggs and Shane Evans will be among those on hand for next year's BookCon.
Diggs and Evans will be promoting their picture book "I Love You More" during the June 2-3 gathering at the Javits Center in Manhattan. Other guests include "Orange is the New Black" actress Diane Guerrero, whose book "My Family Divided" will tell of growing up as the child of undocumented immigrants, and popular young adult authors Angie Thomas and Jason Reynolds.
NEW YORK (AP) — Angie Thomas' debut novel, "The Hate U Give," a story of police violence that has become one of the year's top-selling works for young people, was among the nominees announced Tuesday for the National Book Awards.
NEW YORK (AP) — Susan Faludi's memoir about her father and a fictional saga about a Southern family have won $50,000 prizes.
Faludi's "In the Darkroom" won the Kirkus Prize for nonfiction Thursday night and C.E. Morgan's "The Sport of Kings" was cited for fiction. A prize for young people's literature, also worth $50,000, was given to Jason Reynolds for "As Brave As You."