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Fall books: 37 new titles to add to your reading list

...of duplicity."The Laughing Monsters" by Denis Johnson. The National Book Award-winning author ("Tree of Smoke") writes a literary spy...first, "The Boy Kings of Texas," was a surprise finalist for the National Book Award.

http://juneauempire.com/art/2014-10-09/fall-books-37-new-titles-add-your-reading
Art
Rainy Day Reads: Year of reading foreign

...Alameddine's "An Unnecessary Woman."The basic premise of Alameddine's novel, which was shortlisted for the National Book Award, is that every year, the unnecessary woman of the title chooses a new book to translate into Arabic. Just so...

http://juneauempire.com/blog-post/randi-spray/2015-01-01/rainy-day-reads-year-re
Wiggins finds a place to use her voice

LOS ANGELES - In late September 2005 - two years after she was nominated for the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for her novel "Evidence of Things Unseen" - Marianne Wiggins was on her deck watching the Santa Susana...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/060807/boo_20070608002.shtml
Books
Can a prevaricating historian be trusted?

...in Vietnam. Historian, scholar, popularizer, teacher: Joseph J. Ellis stood atop his profession. He won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for history. He commanded the bestseller lists with his telling of the turbulent birth...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062501/Ope_Turn2.html
Opinion
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...was awarded to John W. Dower for ``Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II.'' He earlier won the National Book Award for the same work. ``This is astonishing,'' said Dower, 65, a professor of history at the Massachusetts...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/041000/Bre_news.shtml
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...in Vietnam. Historian, scholar, popularizer, teacher: Joseph J. Ellis stood atop his profession. He won the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize for history. He commanded the bestseller lists with his telling of the turbulent birth...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/062501/Ope_Turn2.shtml
James and Deborah Fallows to speak today

...p.m. at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall.James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and winner of the National Book Award, will discuss his book, "Postcards from Tomorrow Square," which covers China's economic explosion, environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/neighbors/2012-11-11/james-and-deborah-fallows-speak-tod
Neighbors
James and Deborah Fallows to speak Sunday

...p.m. at the UAS Egan Lecture Hall. James Fallows, a national correspondent for The Atlantic and winner of the National Book Award, will discuss his book, "Postcards from Tomorrow Square," which covers China's economic explosion, environmental...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-11-08/james-and-deborah-fallows-speak-sunday
Art
Barrow author to give presentation Sunday at the Valley Library

...from the Top of the World."Edwardson's book "My Name is Not Easy," published in 2011 was a finalist for the National Book Award in the young adult category. Her debut novel "Blessing's Bead," published in 2009, was named one of the...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2012-03-22/barrow-author-give-presentation-sunday-va
Art
UAS forum attracts award-winning poet

...Saturday and is free and open to the public. The line-up for the forum is impressive. Besides Bly, winner of the National Book Award, it includes Anchorage Mayor Mark Begich, Athabascan artist George Holly Jr., poet Dave Zoby and Rep. Andrea...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/032907/loc_20070329015.shtml
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