Awards News

The Underground Railroad and Evicted, Carnegie Medals For Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction

Discuss: ‘Evicted’ and ‘The Underground Railroad’

February 2, 2017

On January 22, we announced the winners of the Andrew Carnegie Medals for Excellence in Fiction and Nonfiction; The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead won the fiction medal and Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City won the nonfiction…

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Trevor Noah

Trevor Noah Receives Zora Neale Hurston Award

January 22, 2017

Trevor Noah, host of Comedy Central’s The Daily Show and author of Born a Crime, was named the 2017 recipient of the Zora Neale Hurston Award, an annual achievement award administered by the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA…

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