National Book Critics Circle winners announced

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National Book Critics Circle winners announced

Mar 09 2007

The National Book Critics Circle awards were announced last night, the winners are:

  • Fiction: The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran Desai
  • Nonfiction: Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution by Simon Schama
  • Biography: James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon by Julie Phillips
  • Memoir/Autobiography: The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel Mendelsohn
  • Poetry: Tom Thomson in Purgatory by Troy Jollimore
  • Criticism: Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences by Lawrence Weschler
  • The Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing: Steven Kellman
  • The Sandrof Award for Lifetime Achievement: John Leonard

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