Saturday, July 24

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

Maxine Hong Kingston

In her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its i…

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Shortlist

Roots
Roots
Alex Haley
Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality
Simple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for Equality
Richard Kluger
The Damnable Question: A Study in Anglo-Irish Relations
The Damnable Question: A Study in Anglo-Irish Relations
George Dangerfield
World of Our Fathers
World of Our Fathers
Irving Howe with Kenneth Libo

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