Tuesday, March 05, 2013

[News and Notes] March 5, 2013

The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced February 28.

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, by Ben Fountain won best Fiction and
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity, by Andrew Solomon won the award for General Nonfiction. Click to view all NBCC Award winners for the 2012 publishing year.

More book awards will be announced soon. Galleycat has gathered Free Samples of the Nebula Award Nominees for the best in science fiction. Also available are Free Samples of the Best Horror Novels of the Year nominated to win the Horror Writers Association's Bram Stoker Awards.

For an amusing look at old videos dedicated to or taped in libraries view Flavorwire's Delightful and Hilarious Vintage Library Videos.

Liven up your book club or book-themed party with one of these 30 Gorgeous and Delicious Literary Cakes. The Very Hungry Catepillar cake will delight young readers and the Harry Potter cake is amazing. Which cake is your favorite?


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