America’s First Banned Book


The link below is to an article that takes a look at the first banned book in American history – ‘New English Canaan’ by Thomas Morton.

For more visit:
https://www.atlasobscura.com/articles/americas-first-banned-book

2019 National Translation Award Shortlists


The links below are to articles reporting on the shortlists for the 2019 US National Translation Awards.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/02/140139/national-translation-award-2019-shortlists-announced/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/american-literary-translators-name-2019-shortlists-in-poetry-and-prose/

2019 US National Book Awards


The links below are to articles reporting on the longlists for the 2019 US National Book Awards.

For more visit:
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/09/20/139689/national-book-award-2019-longlists-announced/
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/09/23/139747/national-book-award-2019-fiction-longlist-announced/

The links below are to articles reporting on the shortlists for the 2019 US National Book Awards.

For more visit:
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/10/us-national-book-awards-name-25-finalists-in-five-categories-2019/
https://www.booksandpublishing.com.au/articles/2019/10/09/140498/national-book-award-2019-shortlists-announced/
https://bookriot.com/2019/10/08/2019-national-book-awards-finalists-announced/
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-2019-national-book-award-finalists/

2019 Longlist for US National Book Award for Poetry


The link below is to an article reporting on the longlist for the 2019 US National Book Award for Poetry.

For more visit:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-longlist-for-the-2019-national-book-award-for-poetry/

2019 Longlist for US National Book Award for NonFiction


The link below is to an article reporting on the longlist for the 2019 US National Book Award for Nonfiction.

For more visit:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-longlist-for-the-2019-national-book-award-for-nonfiction/

2019 Longlist for US National Book Award for Fiction


The links below are to articles reporting on the longlist for the 2019 US National Book Award for Fiction.

For more visit:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-longlist-for-the-2019-national-book-award-for-fiction/
https://goodereader.com/blog/e-book-news/this-is-the-national-book-awards-longlist-for-fiction

2019 Longlist for the US National Book Awards for Translated Literature


The links below are to articles reporting on the longlist for the 2019 US National Book Awards for Translated Literature.

For more visit:
https://ebookfriendly.com/national-book-awards-2019-translated-literature/
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-longlist-for-the-2019-national-book-award-for-translated-literature/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/09/us-national-book-awards-2019-longlist-in-translated-literature/

2019 Longlist for the USA National Book Award for Young People’s Literature


The links below are to articles reporting on the longlist for the 2019 USA National Book Award for Young People’s Literature.

For more visit:
https://www.barnesandnoble.com/blog/announcing-the-longlist-for-the-2019-national-book-award-for-young-peoples-literature/
https://publishingperspectives.com/2019/09/us-national-book-awards-2019-longlist-in-young-peoples-literature/

The Great Book Scare


The link below is to an article that takes a look back at a time known as ‘The Great Book Scare.’

For more visit:
https://www.smithsonianmag.com/history/during-great-book-scare-people-worried-contaminated-books-could-spread-disease-180972967/

How Capitalism Changed American Literature


The link below is to an article that takes a look at how capitalism has changed American literature.

For more visit:
https://www.publicbooks.org/how-capitalism-changed-american-literature/