Monday, November 21, 2005

National Book Awards

The National Book Award winners were announced last week: Joan Didion won for her memoir The Year of Magical Thinking which recounts the year her husband of many years died while at the same time her daughter was very ill. William T. Vollman won the fiction award for Europe Central, a reimagining of World War II.
For lists of other award winners, go to
The American Library Association also has lists of book awards and Recommended Reading
for children, teens and adults on its site.

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