Best of the National Book Award

You might have heard something about the National Book Foundation picking the best of the best this year. They started a special blog featuring a past winner each day. Now they’ve opened the polls. You can pick from 6 books which is the best National Book Award book. It’s a tough one. Right now Ralph Ellison’s Invisible Man leads the pack. The winner will be announced at the 60th National Book Awards ceremony on November 18th.

4 thoughts on “Best of the National Book Award

  1. Pete

    Invisible Man is the only one of the six that I’ve read, so it gets my vote. Great book, one I’ve been meaning to re-read for a while now.


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    Ralph Ellison was born in Oklahoma City, on 1st March, 1914. He studied at Tuskegee Institute in Alabama before joining the Federal Writers’ Project in New York in 1936. Ellison met Richard Wright who encouraged him and published some of his short stories and reviews in New Challenge and the Negro Quarterly.


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