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2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

2017 National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

I begin this announcement with a confession: I have never been a member of the National Book Critics Circle. When I was the books writer at The Boston Phoenix, I petitioned my editor to pay the annual membership fee so I could join. He declined, dashing some long-held dreams: since I was a little girl, I […]

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2017 National Book Critics Circle Finalists Announced

2017 National Book Critics Circle Finalists Announced

Earlier this morning, the National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for its 2017 awards in fiction, nonfiction, memoir, biography, poetry, and criticism. Graywolf Press has the most nominees on the list and is also the publisher of Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado’s debut story collection, which took home the John Leonard Prize for best […]