NEW YORK — New York Times bestselling author Naomi Novak’s new novel Gone Girl is a literary masterpiece, and she will be at the center of a New York Times bestseller list that includes many other titles.
Novak, who is also the author of the bestselling novel The Last Man on Earth, is scheduled to speak at the launch of the National Book Award nominations.
The awards show is being held in New York this week, and Novak will speak at this year’s ceremony along with two other nominated authors.
She will receive a Hugo for her first novel, The Girl on the Train, which won the 2012 Pulitzer Prize for fiction.
Novik will also be honored at the awards show as a finalist for the 2017 Pulitzer Prize in fiction.
The award is presented by Pulitzer Prize-winning author Robert W. McCammon.
Novk has won the Pulitzer Prize twice, once for her story “The Girl on a Train” and the second time for her novel The Girl in the Fireplace.
In 2017, she won the National Novel Award for her work in The Girl.
“I was so excited to be nominated for this year, I could not have been more thrilled to be a finalists,” said Novak.
“It is a great honor to be honored with this honor.”
The National Book Awards are presented in the National Library of America’s historic Washington, D.C., building on July 21, 2019.
The National Academy of Arts and Sciences is also accepting nominations for its 2019 National Book Prize, which will be presented in September at the Waldorf Astoria.
In a statement, Novak said, “I am thrilled to have been a finalism this year.
I hope I will be honored to speak with other writers and publishers about the next great literary work.
I am honored to be invited to this ceremony to speak on the future of literature and the role of women in literature.”
The awards are presented annually in the New York Public Library.
For more information on the 2019 National Academy Awards, visit nytimes.com.
Awarded to the best novel of 2018, the Hugo, the Nebula, and the World Fantasy Awards are administered by the Academy of American Publishers.
Each year, the National Board of Review judges the nominees and the winners.
The Hugo awards are nominated by the American Academy of Political and Social Science; the Nebula and World Fantasy awards are administered jointly by the Society of Authors and Publishers of America; and the National Film and Television Academy awards are awarded jointly by NBCUniversal.
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