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Books on border wall, Tribe Called Quest on awards longlist

NEW YORK (AP) - A memoir by chef Iliana Regan and Hanif Abdurraqib's best-selling chronicle of A Tribe Called Quest are among the works...

Author Graeme Gibson, longtime partner of Atwood, dead at 85

NEW YORK (AP) - Graeme Gibson, a Canadian novelist and conservationist and the longtime partner of Margaret Atwood, has died.Gibson's death was announced Wednesday...

Strategist for Sen. Warren on longlist for poetry award

NEW YORK (AP) - Sen. Elizabeth Warren's reach has extended into the world of literary prizes.A communications strategist for the Democratic presidential contender's campaign...

National Book Awards list for translation has global reach

NEW YORK (AP) - Authors from Asia, Africa and South America are among those on the National Book Awards longlist for translated literature, a...

Young people’s longlist announced for National Book Awards

NEW YORK (AP) - Laurie Halse Anderson, Jason Reynolds and Kwame Alexander are among the 10 authors on the young people's literature longlist for...

Prize winning historian Jean Edward Smith dead at 86

NEW YORK (AP) - Jean Edward Smith, a prize-winning historian known for his books on Franklin Roosevelt and Ulysses Grant, has died. He was...

Hungarian writer and dissident Gyorgy Konrad dies at 86

BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) - Gyorgy Konrad, a writer and sociologist who was an iconic figure of Hungary's dissident movement while the country was under...

Groundbreaking photographer Robert Frank dies at age 94

NEW YORK (AP) - Robert Frank, a giant of 20th-century photography whose seminal book "The Americans" captured singular, candid moments of the 1950s and...

Susan Kamil, longtime publisher and editor, dead at 69

NEW YORK (AP) - Susan Kamil, a revered editor and publisher whose authors ranged from Salman Rushdie and Ta-Nehisi Coates to Elizabeth Strout and...

Susan Kamil, longtime publisher and editor, dead at 69

NEW YORK (AP) - Susan Kamil, a revered editor and publisher whose authors ranged from Salman Rushdie and Ta-Nehisi Coates to Elizabeth Strout and...