2013 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

March 13, 2014 | 6 books mentioned 1

The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award have been announced in New York City. The award is voted on by critics and considers all books in English (including in translation), no matter the country of origin. The winners in the various categories and some supplementary links:

Fiction: Chimamanda Ngozie Adichie, Americanah (excerptthe author’s Year in Reading)

Nonfiction: Sheri Fink, Five Days at Memorial (excerpt)

Autobiography: Amy Wilentz, Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti (<excerpt)

Criticism: Franco Moretti, Distant Reading

Biography: Leo DamroschJonathan Swift: His Life and His World (excerpt)

Poetry: Frank Bidart, Metaphysical Dog (The Poet and the Movie Star: An Evening with Frank Bidart and James Franco)

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Previously: The finalists

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