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Roth, Caro Among National Book Award Honorees

Highlights from the 53rd National Book Awards: novelist Philip Roth wins a lifetime achievement award and historian Robert Caro is honored for Master of the Senate, latest in a biographical series on Lyndon Johnson. NPR's Rick Karr reports.

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Rick Karr contributes reports on the arts to NPR News. He is a correspondent for the weekly PBS public affairs show Bill Moyers Journal and teaches radio journalism at Columbia University.