What is the purpose of a book? Is it to please the reader? To educate the reader? Challenge? The best books do all three, especially educate and challenge us as readers.
Posts Tagged ‘National Book Awards’
On November 19, 2014, the 65th annual National Book Awards took place. Many in the literary world were present, and those that were are grateful for Youtube. The night’s most scandalous moment was provided by Ursula K. Le Guin, who took Amazon to task while accepting her award.
This year’s National Book Awards was held the evening of November 14. Despite the cloud of despair left behind by Hurricane Sandy a few weeks prior, the event was festive and full of humor.