If you were eagerly awaiting the announcement of the National Book Critics Circle award winners, you’re in luck because today’s the day! Well, last night was the night, but you get the picture. Here are the winners in each category, along with links to Booklist reviews when available.
Billy Lynn’s Long Halftime Walk, by Ben Fountain
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, by Andrew Solomon
Swimming Studies, by Leanne Shapton
The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, by Robert A. Caro
Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights, by Marina Warner
Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys, by D. A. Powell