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Winners of 2006 National Humanities Medal Announced

National Humanities Medal

Three Random House authors have been awarded the 2006 National Humanities Medal. The winners are as follows:

Kevin Starr, author of California and Coast of Dreams
Bernard Lewis, author of The Crisis of Islam, A Middle East Mosaic, and The Multiple Identities of the Middle East
Meryle Secrest, author of Duveen: A Life in Art and the forthcoming Shoot the Widow

The awards were presented by the President in an Oval Office ceremony on Thursday, November 9, 2006.

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