Current and historical winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award, with links to further information at BookBrowse.

National Book Critics Circle Award Award Winners

National Book Critics Circle Award

Each March, the NBCC present awards for the finest books and reviews published in English (in the USA) the previous year in six categories: Fiction, nonfiction, autobiography, biography, criticism and poetry.

Current and Previous Award Winners:
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2015
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2012
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2002

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