National Book Critics Circle Awards!

Back in January, I posted the shortlist of titles nominated for the National Book Critics Circle award. Now it’s time to evaluate the worthiness of your critical eye, because last night the National Book Critics Circle announced the winner in each of 6 categories. Did you pick the winner? Here are the prize-winning titles with links to Booklist reviews where available.

Fiction
Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories, by Edith Pearlman

Nonfiction
Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World, by Maya Jasanoff

Biography
George F. Kennan: An American Life, by John Lewis Gaddis

Poetry
Space, in Chains, by Laura Kasischke

Autobiography
The Memory Palace, by Mira Bartók

Criticism
Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews, by Geoff Dyer

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When Sarah Hunter is not reading for her job as associate editor at Booklist, she's baking something tasty or planning trips to the Pacific Northwest.

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