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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
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
New and recently published summer books

...confronts things that will change his life."TransAtlantic" by Colum McCann (Random House). From the winner of the National Book Award for "Let the Great World Spin," this puddle-hopping novel links imagined and real events, such as Frederick...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-30/new-and-recently-published-summer-books
Art
North Words Writers Symposium, Kachemak Bay conference still accepting registrations

...Paterson Poetry Prize. Her collection "19 Varieties of Gazelle: Poems of the Middle East" was a finalist for the National Book Award.The writing conference will offer workshops, readings and panel presentations in fiction, poetry, nonfiction...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2013-05-16/northwords-symposium-kachemak-bay-confere
Art
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

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