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National Book Award Winner in Fiction
At the National Book Awards dinner on Wednesday, November 20th, Penguin Random House celebrated our finalists for one of America's premier literary prizes—and cheered our winner for Fiction: THE GOOD LORD BIRD by James McBride.
Set in the pre-Civil War Kansas Territory, the novel has been described as "an absorbing mixture of history and imagination." A surprised Mr. McBride said he wouldn't have been disappointed if any of his fellow finalists would have received the award, "but it sure is nice to get it," before thanking Susan Kennedy, President, Penguin Group; Geoff Kloske, his editor and the publisher at Riverhead, and his publicist Katie Freeman.
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“From an opening dripping with blood, magic, and betrayal through complex interweaving plots detailing treachery, deceit, and forbidden love, this novel . . . will immediately engage readers”—Booklist
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Welcome to the tour! As an ice-breaker to each leg of the Blog Tour, I’m taking you along for a ride to England, where I traveled during the summer of 2012 to do some research for Undressing Mr. Darcy. Where am I on this stop? The gorgeous Regency city of Bath...
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