BKBF: NBF Presents An Evening with the National Book Awards

Join four authors honored by the 2019 National Book Awards for a conversation on contemporary literature, recognition, and cross-genre Black storytelling. Featuring Kwame Alexander (The Undefeated, Longlist, Young People’s Literature), Jericho Brown (The Tradition, Finalist, Poetry), Marlon James (Black Leopard, Red Wolf, Finalist, Fiction), and Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor (Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership, Longlist, Nonfiction). Moderated by Lisa Lucas, Executive Director of the National Book Foundation.

Note that signed book plates are available for some books/authors as indicated while supplies last; please indicate in Order Comments if you would like a signed book plate.

A Brooklyn Book Festival Virtual Event

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Sunday, October 4, 2020 - 7:00pm

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Brooklyn, NY
The Undefeated Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Kadir Nelson (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781328780966
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Versify - April 2nd, 2019

Signed book plates available by request!


The Tradition Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594861
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Copper Canyon Press - April 2nd, 2019

Signed book plates available by request!


Black Leopard, Red Wolf (The Dark Star Trilogy #1) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780735220171
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Riverhead Books - February 5th, 2019

Race for Profit: How Banks and the Real Estate Industry Undermined Black Homeownership (Justice) Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9781469653662
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: University of North Carolina Press - October 21st, 2019

Booked (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544570986
Availability: Available to order (allow for shipping time to bookstore or direct-to-home)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 5th, 2016

Signed book plates available by request!


The Crossover (Graphic Novel) (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Dawud Anyabwile (Illustrator)
$12.99
ISBN: 9781328575494
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

Out of Wonder: Poems Celebrating Poets Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780763680947
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Candlewick - March 14th, 2017

Rebound (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9780544868137
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - April 2nd, 2018

El crossover (Crossover Spanish Edition) (The Crossover Series) Cover Image
By Kwame Alexander, Juan Felipe Herrera (Translated by)
$7.99
ISBN: 9780358064732
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: HMH Books for Young Readers - September 24th, 2019

The New Testament Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781556594571
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Copper Canyon Press - September 16th, 2014

A Brief History of Seven Killings: A Novel Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781594633942
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Riverhead Books - September 8th, 2015

The Book of Night Women Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781594484360
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Riverhead Books - February 2nd, 2010

John Crow's Devil Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9781936070107
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (while supplies last)
Published: Akashic Books - August 1st, 2010

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