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2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

Last night, the National Book Critics Circle announced the year’s award winners at the New School in New York City. Anna Burns’ enigmatic novel, Milkman, which also won the 2018 Man Booker Prize, picked up the top prize for fiction. Directorate S, Steve Coll’s detailed investigation into U.S. and CIA military involvement in Afghanistan and Pakistan, took […]

2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists Announced

2018 National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists Announced

This morning, the National Book Critics Circle announced this year’s finalists in all categories, as well as the winners of the John Leonard Prize for first books (Tommy Orange, There There), the Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award (Arte Público Press), and the Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing (Maureen Corrigan). Here’s the complete list of the […]

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 […]