National Book Award Finalists Announced

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The National Book Award finalists have been announced and Californians include:

Arnold Rampersad for Ralph Ellison: A Biography. Rampersad’s the Sara Hart Kimball Professor in the Humanities at Stanford.

Robert Hass for Time and Materials, in poetry. He teaches at UC Berkeley.

Kathleen Duey
for Skin Hunger: A Resurrection of Magic, Book One. Duey is nominated in Young People’s Literature and lives in Fallbrook.