Oct 3 – Oct 9, 2011 Edition National Book Awards Finalists to be Announced

The twenty Finalists for the 62nd National Book Awards will be announced on Oregon Public Broadcasting's morning radio program, Think Out Loud, in front of a live audience at the new Literary Arts Center in Portland, Oregon from 9:06 to 9:59 a.m. PST on Wednesday, October 12. The announcement will also be streamed live on Oregon Public Broadcasting's website at Past NBA Winners, Finalists, and Judges will announce this year's Finalists by category, and will discuss their own National Book Award experiences with Think Out Loud host David Miller.

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