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On Point Salutes Our National Book Award Finalist Guests

The 2014 National Book Award Finalists (NPR / NPR Books)
The 2014 National Book Award Finalists (NPR / NPR Books)
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The finalists fort he 2014 National Book Awards were announced this morning on NPR's Morning Edition, and we here at On Point Radio were pleased to see so many of our guests from this year in the shortlist of contenders.

We've included links to our interviews with some of those finalists here. Congrats to all the authors for the honor, and thanks for taking time to join us this year.

Fiction

-- Phil Klay, "Redeployment" (Iraq War Vets Reflect On New Crisis, June 30, 2014)

Nonfiction

-- Evan Osnos, "Age of Ambition: Chasing Fortune, Truth and Faith in the New China" (Evan Osnos On China’s ‘Age Of Ambition’, May 21, 2014)

-- John Lahr, "Tenessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage Of the Flesh" (The Real Story Of Playwright Tennessee Williams, September 25, 2014)

(Note: E.O. Wilson also made the shortlist for his book, "The Meaning of Human Existence," but he discussed his book "A Window On Eternity" when he joined us in early May.)

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