One-Minute Book Reviews

November 19, 2008

Peter Matthiessen Wins 2008 National Book Award for Fiction for ‘Shadow Country’

Filed under: News — 1minutebookreviewswordpresscom @ 11:32 pm
Tags: , , , , ,

Peter Matthiessen has won the 2008 National Book Award for fiction. An interview with the author and an excerpt from the book appears on the site for the National Book Foundation, www.nationalbook.org/nba2008.html, which has promised to post a video of the ceremony later tonight.

The National Book Awards are, along with the Pulitzer Prizes for books, the most prestigious literary awards in the United States. Each winner receives $10,000 and is chosen by a panel of five judges, which differs for each category.

(c) 2008 Janice Harayda. All rights reserved.

Leave a Comment »

No comments yet.

RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

The Rubric Theme. Blog at WordPress.com.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 385 other followers

%d bloggers like this: