National Book Award Winner – Fortune Smiles

Not only is Adam Johnson the winner of the Pulitzer Prize for his acclaimed novel about North Korea, The Orphan Master’s Son, and one of America’s most provocative and powerful authors, he is now also the winner of the 2015 National Book Award for Fiction.

Johnson’s Fortune Smiles is a collection of six stories that delve deep into love and loss, natural disasters, the influence of technology, and how the political shapes the personal. It is subtly surreal, darkly comic, both hilarious and heartbreaking. Johnson gives voice to the perspectives we don’t often hear, and offers readers a new way of looking at the world.  Read more

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National Book Award Winner – Between the World and Me

“This is your country, this is your world, this is your body, and you must find some way to live within the all of it.”

If you needed another reason to listen to Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi Coates, here it is. This #1 N.Y. Times bestseller has won the 2015 National Book Award for Nonfiction. Read more

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