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Whitehead, Jeffers among Book Critics Circle nominees

Jan. 20, 2022 21:03 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Colson Whitehead's “Harlem Shuffle,” Honorée Fanonne Jeffers' “The Love Songs of W.E.B. DuBois” and a debut story collection by Anthony Veasna So, a promising writer who died before his book was published, are among this year's nominees for National Book Critics Circle...

Joy Williams' novel 'Harrow' wins Kirkus Prize for fiction

Oct. 29, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Joy Williams' “Harrow,” a dystopian novel set after an environmental apocalypse, has won the Kirkus Prize for fiction. Williams, who has received numerous honors over the years for her novels and short stories, will receive $50,000. She was praised...