National Book Award


National Book Award
any of several awards given annually, 1949-79, to an author whose book was judged the best in its category: administered by the Association of American Publishers. Abbr.: NBA, N.B.A. Cf. American Book Award.

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  • National Book Award — The National Book Awards are a set of American literary awards.[1][2] Started in 1950,[dubious – discuss] the Awards are presented annually to American authors for literature published in the current year. In 1989 the National Book Foundation, a… …   Wikipedia

  • National Book Award — Der National Book Award (NBA) ist neben dem Pulitzer Preis der renommierteste Literaturpreis der USA. Er wird seit 1950 jährlich vergeben; zurzeit in den vier Kategorien Roman, Lyrik, Kinderbuch und Sachbuch. Zuvor gab es eine Anzahl weiterer… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • National Book Award — El National Book Award (en español, Premio Nacional del Libro ) es uno de los más prestigiosos premios literarios que se conceden en Estados Unidos. Establecido en 1950, este galardón recompensa obras literarias publicadas durante el año anterior …   Wikipedia Español

  • National Book Award — Le National Book Award est l une des distinctions littéraires les plus prestigieuses des États Unis. Décernées pour la première fois en 1950, les récompenses (awards) sont remises chaque année aux écrivains américains pour récompenser une de… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • National Book Award — any of several awards given annually, 1949 79, to an author whose book was judged the best in its category: administered by the Association of American Publishers. Abbr.: NBA, N.B.A. Cf. American Book Award. * * * …   Universalium

  • National Book Award for Fiction — The National Book Award for Fiction has been given since 1950, as part of the National Book Awards, which are given annually by the National Book Foundation. Of all the awards given, the Fiction award is the only one that has been given… …   Wikipedia

  • National Book Award for Poetry — The National Book Award for Poetry has been given since 1950 and is part of the National Book Awards, which are given annually for outstanding literary works by American citizens. No award for poetry was given 1985 90. If more than one author is… …   Wikipedia

  • National Book Award for Nonfiction — The National Book Award for Nonfiction is part of the National Book Awards, which are given annually by the National Book Foundation. The National Book Foundation has announces the finalists each year in mid October. On the day of the final… …   Wikipedia

  • National Book Award for Young People's Literature — The National Book Award for Young People s Literature is part of the National Book Awards, which are given annually by the National Book Foundation. The National Book Foundation has announces the finalists each year in mid October. On the day of… …   Wikipedia

  • (the) National Book Award — the National Book Award [the National Book Award] any of several awards given each year for a book by a US citizen published in the US. Each winner receives $10 000, and the awards include those for the best works of Fiction, Non fiction, Poetry… …   Useful english dictionary