Monthly Archives: December 2015

C-Span broadcasting footage of the 2015 American Book Awards ceremony

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.

http://www.c-span.org/video/?402169-2/2015-american-book-awards

Astra Taylor, 2015 American Book Award recipient, speaks with Elaine Brown

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.

http://www.newyorker.com/business/currency/jail-farm-table

Naomi Klein, American Book Award recipient, discusses climate change.

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:

http://www.thenation.com/article/naomi-klein-climate-change-will-destroy-these-countries/

Marlon James, 2015 American Book Award recipient, talks about Toni Morrison

From The Guardian:

http://www.theguardian.com/books/2015/oct/17/my-hero-toni-morrison-marlon-james?CMP=share_btn_fb