Thursday, December 8

1981 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1981 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner

The Mismeasure of Man

The Mismeasure of Man

Stephen Jay Gould

The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve. When published in 1981, The Mismeasure of Man was immediately hailed as a masterwork, the ringing answer to those who would classify people, rank them according to their supposed genetic gifts an…

1981 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Shortlist

Forms of Talk
Forms of Talk
Erving Goffman
National Defense
National Defense
James Fallows
No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920
No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920
T.J. Jackson Lears
The Sage of Monticello: Jefferson and His Time, Volume Six
The Sage of Monticello: Jefferson and His Time, Volume Six
Dumas Malone

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