Saturday, March 19, 2016

The Roundup with PW

Beatty, Jefferson, Nelson Win 2016 NBCC Awards
Paul Beatty's novel 'The Sellout', Margo Jefferson's memoir 'Negroland' and Maggie Nelson's critical work, 'The Argonauts', were among the books awarded 2016 National Book Critics Circle Awards. more »

The More You 'Mo': A Tour of 'The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems'
"The Art and Whimsy of Mo Willems," on display at the New-York Historical Society from March 18 to September 25, collects 90 works by the children's author-illustrator, including preliminary sketches, animation cels, and sculptures. more »

'Allegiant' Author Addresses Kids: Ahead of the film's premiere, 'Allegiant' author Veronica Roth spoke to kids about failure on Thursday.

Bookstore Owners Question FBI: The owners of Burning Books in upstate New York are questioning the legitimacy on the FBI's two-year investigation of them.

Oddest Book Title of the Year Winner: Alan Stafford’s 'Too Naked for the Nazis' won the annual Bookseller’s Diagram Prize for Odd Book Title by public vote.

Julian Barnes Remembers Anita Brookner: 'There was no one remotely like her,' fellow Man Booker Prize-winner Barnes said of Brookner, the late author of 'Hotel du Lac.'

Five Philosophy Titles for Today: Try to understand the current political climate with these short books on philosophy, including 'A Question of Trust' by Onora O’Neill.

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