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National Book Award Finalists: Free Samples

The National Book Award finalists were revealed today on the Think Out Loud radio show. We live blogged all the action. Below, we’ve linked to free samples of all the finalists.

Here’s more about the announcement: “The twenty Finalists for the 62nd National Book Awards will be announced on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s morning radio program, Think Out Loud, in front of a live audience at the new Literary Arts Center in Portland, Oregon.”

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Seamus Heaney, John Warner & Julie Otsuka Get Booked

Here are some literary events to jump start your week. To get your event posted on our calendar, visit our Facebook Your Literary Event page.

Author John Warner reads from his new novel The Funny Man. Hear him on Monday, September 26th at the powerHouse Arena starting 7 p.m. (Brooklyn, NY)

Macaulay Honors College at CUNY will kick off its author series with novelist Julie Otsuka who will talk about her new novel The Buddha in the Attic. See her on Monday, September 26th starting 7 p.m. (New York, NY)

Nobel laureate Seamus Heaney will appear at the 92Y Uptown’s Poetry Center to launch the fall season. Check it out on Monday, September 26th starting 8 p.m. (New York, NY)