BNS Parent George Packer Wins National Book Award

21 11 2013

BNS parent and bestselling author George Packer has won the National Book Award for Nonfiction. His book, The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America, “portrays a

29BOOK-articleInlinesuperpower in danger of coming apart at the seams, its elites no longer elite, its institutions no longer working, its ordinary people left to improvise their own schemes for success and salvation.”The New York Times said, The Unwinding “hums—with sorrow, with outrage and with compassion . . . Packer’s gifts are Steinbeckian in the best sense of that term . . . [Packer has] written something close to a nonfiction masterpiece.” Congratulations, George! 

Advertisements

Actions

Information

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s




bnsbcslibrary

books and bytes for brooklynites

Jacqueline Woodson

books and bytes for brooklynites

books and bytes for brooklynites

cathleendavittbell

books and bytes for brooklynites

Jane Kelley

books and bytes for brooklynites

bklyn kids books

books and bytes for brooklynites

The WordPress.com Blog

The latest news on WordPress.com and the WordPress community.

%d bloggers like this: