National Book Critics Circle Awards Announced

Posted: March 9, 2007 in National Book Critics Circle

After a day spent cooped up in a NY hotel room, arguing, discussing and probably ordering an awful lot of take out, the members of the board of the NBCC chose the winners of this year’s awards.

Visit theNBCC’s blog (Critical Mass) for more info.

The Award for Fiction Goes To:

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The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai

The Award for Autobiography Goes To:

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The Lost: a Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn

The Award for General NonFiction Goes To:

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Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution by Simon Schama

The Winner for Biography Goes To:

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James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon by Julie Phillips

The Award for Poetry Goes To:

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Tom Thompson in Purgatory by Troy Jollimore

The Award for Criticism Goes To:

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Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences by Lawrence Weschler

Congratulations to all the winners!

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