2014 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

March 12, 2015 | 7 books mentioned

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: Marilynne Robinson, Lila (“Marilynne Robinson’s Singular Vision“)

Nonfiction: David Brion DavisThe Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation (excerpt)

Autobiography: Roz Chast, Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant (excerpt)

Criticism: Ellen Willis, The Essential Ellen Willis

Biography: John LahrTennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh (The Duality of the Human Psyche: On John Lahr’s Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh)

Poetry: Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric (A Year in Reading: Tiphanie Yanique)

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Previously: The finalists

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