Jamaica Kincaid Wins American Book Awards

Author Jamaica Kincaid and film critic Armond White are among the winners of the 35th annual American Book Awards, which celebrate multiculturalism and free expression. 
The Before Columbus Foundation announced Tuesday that Kincaid was cited for the novel "See Now Then." Other winners include Andrew Bacevich's nonfiction "Breach of Trust" and Alex Espinoza's novel "The Five Acts of Diego Leon." The awards will be presented Oct. 26 in San Francisco. 
The Before Columbus Foundation is a nonprofit founded by author-playwright Ishmael Reed. For more information, click here

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Thu, 04 Sep 2014