National Book Award Winners

 

A number of this year’s National Book Award winners have appeared on The Leonard Lopate Show:

Colum McCann, Let the Great World Spin

 

 

T.J. Stiles, The First Tycoon: The Epic Life of Cornelius Vanderbilt

 

 

Dave Eggers won the Literarian Award

 

 

Gore Vidal was honored for his Distinguished Contribution to American Letters

 

 

The Complete Stories of Flannery O’Connor won The Best of the National Book Awards Fiction. We spoke to Brad Gooch about the life of Flannery O’Connor.