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BECAUSE A
LITERARY
COMMUNITY
IS WORTH
CELEBRATING.
SPOTL I G H T
7 Literary Gala
Each year, the Nashville Public Library
Literary Award brings an outstanding
individual to Nashville to honor her or his
achievements, to benefit the Library, and to
promote books and literacy. In past years,
the library has presented the Award to distinguished individuals and literary icons
Margaret Atwood, Ann Patchett, John Lewis, Billy Collins, David Halberstam, John Irving, John Updike, David McCullough, Doris Kearns Goodwin, John McPhee, Robert
K. Massie, Scott Turow, and Jon Meacham.
In 2017, the library’s fourteenth annual
Literary Award honored award-winning author Elizabeth Gilbert, not only for her significant achievements, but for her unique
ability to inspire creativity, exploration,
and discovery through the written word.
The Literary Award weekend kicked off with
‘the best book club in town’ – the Patrons
Party. We had much to celebrate: the Nashville Public Library Foundation’s twentieth
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N A S H V I L L E P U B L I C L I B R A R Y A N D T H E N A S H V I L L E P U B L I C L I B R A R Y F O U N D AT I O N





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