Presenter of the National Book Awards

Daniel Handler (AKA Lemony Snicket) to Host 2014 National Book Awards

Image from Book on BasesHandler is the first author of both adult and children’s books to emcee the Awards ceremony.

Novelist and award-winning children’s book author Daniel Handler will host the 65th National Book Awards Ceremony on November 19. Handler joins the illustrious company of Fran Lebowitz, Steve Martin, Faith Salie, Garrison Keillor, and many other distinctive voices of American literature who have served as Masters of Ceremony of the National Book Awards. “Daniel Handler is witty, charming, and one of the best writers in America,” says Foundation Executive Director Harold Augenbraum. “We are looking forward to a wonderful National Book Awards evening this year with him as host.”

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