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American Experience Documentary Premieres on PBS Aug. 2

“The Boy’s of ’36” inspired by The Boys in the Boat and featuring interviews with Daniel James Brown will air on PBS August 2. Free advance screening and panel discussion with Daniel in Los Angeles on July 22nd. Reserve a seat here: Reserve!

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Young Readers’ Edition Coming in Paperback Aug. 2, 2016

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For readers 10 and up, the Young Readers’ Edition of The Boys in the Boat will be available in paperback beginning Aut. 2.

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Washington State Book Award

The Boys in the Boat takes first place in the “General Nonfiction” category.
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# 1 on the New York Times Bestseller List

The Boys find their swing, take it up a notch, win gold again, landing at #1 on the New York Times bestseller list for nonfiction paperbacks.

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The Boys in the Boat wins the ABA/Indie Choice Nonfiction Book of the Year Award

The American Booksellers Association has voted The Boys in the Boat the 2014 Nonfiction Book of the Year for 2014.

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Nine Months on the LA Times Bestseller List

The Boys have appeared on the L.A. Times list for 9 months now. And for 18 weeks on the New York Times list. Endurance is a fine thing in a crew. Row on boys!

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Follow Dan and the Boys on Twitter

Keep up with the latest on the book and movie. Follow @DJamesBrown on Twitter

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A great review from Publisher’s Weekly: “For this nautical version of Chariots of Fire, Brown crafts an evocative, cinematic prose…he makes his heroes’ struggles as fascinating as the best Olympic sagas.”

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The Weinstein Company has now begun to develop a script for their upcoming film adaptation of The Boys in the Boat.

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