Congratulations to Anna Burns, winner of one of literature's most prestigious awards.
Five fantastic choices for Young People's Literature.
The longlist has been whittled down to five.Read more
Here is the shortlist for the National Book Award in Fiction.Read more
Here is the NBA longlist for nonfiction. Fiction will be announced tomorrow.
I listened to him practice his closing argument, and was utterly convinced that his client was innocent. But then I imagined, somewhere across town in Boston, the wife of the prosecutor listening to her husband give his closing argument. In which that very same defendant was guilty. They had used exactly the same evidence to come up with two polar opposite results. How can that be? And I thought... My book my book my book! -- Hank Phillippi Ryan