Thursday, May 26

1996 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography Winner and Nominees

1996 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography Winner

Angela’s Ashes

Angela’s Ashes

Frank McCourt

The author recounts his childhood in Depression-era Brooklyn as the child of Irish immigrants who decide to return to worse poverty in Ireland when his infant sister dies. 40,000 first printing. $35,000 ad/promo. First serial, The New Yorker….

1996 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography Shortlist

Charles Ives: A Life in Music
Charles Ives: A Life in Music
Jan Swafford
Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn
Lush Life: A Biography of Billy Strayhorn
David Hajdu
Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography
Pearl S. Buck: A Cultural Biography
Peter Conn
The Last Happy Occasion
The Last Happy Occasion
Alan Shapiro

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