Author Archives: By ALEXANDRA ALTER

ArtsBeat: Kwame Alexander and Dan Santat Win Children’s Book Prizes

Kwame Alexander’s novel “The Crossover” won the John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children’s literature; Dan Santat’s “The Adventures of Beekle: The Unimaginary Friend” won the Randolph Caldecott Medal for the most distinguished American picture book.



ArtsBeat: Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards Are Announced

Among the writers whose books were nominated: Thomas Piketty, Phil Klay, Chang-rae Lee, Marlon James, and Marilynne Robinson.