2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards

Yesterday, the National Book Critics Circle announced their 2017 award winners. Here they are, linked to their Booklist reviews. To read an interview with Matthew Desmond, who won this year’s Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Nonfiction, click here. For a full list of this year’s finalists, click here.

 

LaRoseFiction

La Rose, by Louise Erdrich

 

General Nonfiction

Evicted, by Matthew Desmond


Autobiography

Lab Girl, by Hope Jahren

 

Shirley JacksonBiography

Shirley Jackson, by Ruth Franklin

 

Criticism

White Rage, by Carol Anderson

 

Poetry

House of Lords and Commons, by Ishion Hutchinson

 

John Leonard Prize

Homegoing, by Yaa Gyasi

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