2014 American Book Awards broadcast on C-SPAN BookTV

The Before Columbus Foundation presents the winners of the 35th annual American Book Awards. This year’s winners are Andrew Bacevich, Breach of Trust: How Americans Failed Their Soldiers and Their Country; Joshua Bloom and Waldo Martin, Black Against Empire: The History and Politics of the Black Panther Party; Juan Delgado and Thomas McGovern, Vital Signs; Alex Espinoza, The Five Acts of Diego Leon: A Novel; Jonathan Scott Holloway, Jim Crow Wisdom: Memory & Identity in Black America Since 1940; Joan Naviyuk Kane, Hyperboreal; Jamaica Kincaid, See Now Then: A Novel; Tanya Olson, Boyishly; Sterling Plumpp, Home/Bass; Emily Raboteau, Searching for Zion: The Quest for Home in the African Diaspora; Jerome Rothenberg and Heriberto Yepez, Eye of Witness: A Jerome Rothenberg Reader; Nick Turse, Kill Anything That Moves: The Real American War in Vietnam; Margaret Wrinkle,Wash: A Novel; and Koon Woon, Water Chasing Water. A Lifetime Achievement award is presented to author Michael Parenti and an Anti-Censorship Award is given to critic Armond White. The ceremonies were held October 26, 2014, in San Francisco, at the SFJazz Center, in the Joe Henderson Lab. They will broadcast on C-Span BookTV, Sunday, December 7, 2014, at 3 p.m. Eastern.
Pictured here, left to right, Thomas McGovern, Koon Woon, Joshua Bloom, Jill Kolongowski (accepting for Tanya Olson), Sterling Plumpp, Emily Raboteau, Waldo E. Martin, Michael Parenti, Juan Delgado, Margaret Wrinkle, Alex Espinoza


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