Features related to national book award

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December 28, 2012 | Moyers & Company

Pulitzer Prize-winning author Junot Díaz straddles two cultures while telling the story of America’s past and future. Continue reading

Author Louise Erdrich at her store BirchBark Books in Minneapolis. May 2008. (AP Photo/Dawn Villella, file)
November 19, 2012 | Blog
The Round House is Erdrich's fourteenth novel, and it was selected for the award from a high-profile group of finalists, including Junot Díaz and Dave Eggers. Erdrich's novel takes a look at injustice on Native American reservations.
Poet Stanley Kunitz
November 7, 1999 | Sounds of Poetry (1999)

Born in 1905, Stanley Kunitz was an integral part of the poetry community until his death in 2006. His list of honors included the National Medal of Arts, a Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. Continue reading

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February 24, 1990 | A World of Ideas (1988, 1990)

Writer Maxine Hong Kingston blends tales of tradition and her own American experience in her writing. Watch part two of their conversation. Continue reading