Taking Over Wall Street with Books by Charisse Carney-Nunes
by Charisse Carney-Nunes
Published: Thursday, March 1, 2012

The Lit Bit

Wall Street is in for another invasion… no, not just more protestors armed with demands, but avid readers and celebrity-seekers armed with books! The 2011 National Book Awards, the last big book awards event of the year, is taking place on November 16 in New York at the famous Cipriani Club 55 restaurant on Wall Street…

Black Writers nominated National Book Awards

This year, a number of African-American writers have been nominated for awards including the late Dr. Manning Marable, Nikky Finney, Yusef Komunyakaa, Jesmyn Ward and Carl Phillips… Congratulations and best wishes are in order for all especially given that the National Book Awards is one of the most prestigious literary ceremonies in the industry that, in the past, have given awards to the likes of William Faulkner, Ralph Ellison, John Updike, Toni Morrison, Norman Mailer, Alice Walker and Charles Johnson… should be an incredible evening…

Keep those pages turning,


Charisse Carney-NunesCharisse Carney-Nunes is the award-winning author of several children’s books including, I Am Barack Obama, I Dream For You A World, and Nappy. She is also a literary advocate, and the Executive Producer of The Book Look a webseries airing here on AALBC.com

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