"As an editor he championed writers, like Judy Blume, who changed the landscape of literature for young people. He later became a writer himself."
"For the first time in the Nobel Prize for Literature’s 118-year history, two authors were announced Thursday as recipients of the award: Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke and Polish author Olga Tokarczuk. (Handke received the Prize for 2019. Tokarczuk received the Prize for 2018.)
Last year’s Nobel Prize for Literature...
"Just 25 books can still be called contenders for the 2019 National Book Awards.
The National Book Foundation on Tuesday unveiled the finalists, listing five books each in five categories. And while there are some readily recognizable names among the remaining authors — some with past shortlist appearances and other...
"Governments are spending a remarkable amount of resources attacking books — because their supposed limitations are beginning to look like ageless strengths."