The ceremony took place October 25, 2015 at the SFJazz center. Ceremonies for the American Book Awards will be broadcast on C-Span2 / BookTV this Saturday afternoon, Dec. 19, at 4:15 Eastern.
Astra Taylor received the 2015 American Book Award for “The People’s Platform: Taking Back Power and Culture in the Digital Age.” On behalf of the New Yorker, she speaks with activist and former Black Panther Elaine Brown about nonprofit job training organization, Oakland and the World Enterprises.
Naomi Klein, recipient of the 2015 American Book Award for This Changes Everything: Capitalism vs. The Climate, discusses the Paris Climate summate. From The Nation: