2015 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

The National Book Critics Circle (NBCC) award winners for publishing year 2015 were announced at a ceremony in New York last night. NBCC, regarded as one of the most prestigious awards in the industry, recognizes excellence in six different categories every year. The titles are selected by a committee of editors, reviewers, and critics. The winners are below, with links to Booklist reviews where available. Read more about the recipients on the National Book Critics Circle website.

Autobiography

Negroland by Margo Jefferson

Negroland, by Margo Jefferson

 

Biography

Romantic Outlaws - The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley by Charlotte Gordon

Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelleyby Charlotte Gordon

 

Criticism

The Argonauts by Maggie Nelson

The Argonauts, by Maggie Nelson

 

Fiction

The Sellout by Paul Beatty

The Sellout, by Paul Beatty

 

Nonfiction

Dreamland - The True Story of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones

Dreamland: The True Story of America’s Opiate Epidemic, by Sam Quinones

 

Poetry

Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross Gay

Catalogue of Unabashed Gratitude, by Ross Gay

 

John Leonard Prize

Night at the Fiestas by Kirstin Valdez Quade

Night at the Fiestas, by Kirstin Valdez Quade

 

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