Obama Presents National Arts and Humanities Medals in Washington
United States President Barack Obama presents the 2010 National Humanities Medal to author Joyce Carol Oates in the East Room of the White House in Washington, DC on March 2, 2011. The annual awards are managed by the National Endowment for the Arts. UPI/Pat Benic
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Author E.L. Doctorow has been named the recipient of the 2007 Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement.
Doubleday editor Nan Talese used an appearance in Texas to voice her displeasure with Oprah Winfrey's televised smack-down of author James Frey.
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Author Joyce Carol Oates has been selected this year's winner of the Chicago Tribune Literary Prize for lifetime achievement.
Today is Friday, June 16, the 167th day of 2006 with 198 to follow.
"Saturday," a novel by Ian McEwan, has been selected as a finalist for Britain's oldest literary award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize.
Authors Zadie Smith, Ali Smith and Sarah Waters were revealed Monday as 2006 nominees for Britain's Orange Prize for Fiction.
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