National Book Award

Writer George Saunders at the TIME 100 Gala celebrating the "100 Most Influential People in the World" in New York, April 23, 2013. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File)

Pynchon, Lahiri among book award finalists

NEW YORK (AP) — Publishers hope that the new rules in place for the National Book Awards, for which the first-ever long-lists were announced this week, will lead to the kind of sales enjoyed by […]

09/19/2013

Author Maya Angelou. (AP Photo/Nell Redmond, File)

Maya Angelou to receive honorary book award

NEW YORK (AP) — The book world is finally honoring Maya Angelou. The poet and author of “I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings” will be this year’s recipient of the Literarian Award, an honorary […]

09/05/2013