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Archive: June 2018 (2 Posts)

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E. Annie Proulx Honored with Library Prize for American Fiction

Posted by: John Sayers

E. Annie Proulx, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel “The Shipping News” and the short story “Brokeback Mountain,” will receive the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction during this year’s National Book Festival. Proulx was selected by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden based on the recommendation of a jury of previous winners, distinguished authors and …

Dark-haired woman in a gray top, holding a stack of twelve books while she looks down at more books. Several people are behind her

Justice Sotomayor Joins Main Stage of 2018 Festival

Posted by: John Sayers

U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor will launch her first children’s book, along with a young readers adaptation of her memoir, as part of the Main Stage lineup of authors at the 2018 National Book Festival, the Library of Congress announced today. Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden will interview Justice Sotomayor about her new book, …