Sunday, December 5

1997 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1997 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Anne Fadiman

A study in the collision between Western medicine and the beliefs of a traditional culture focuses on a hospitalized child of Laotian immigrants whose belief that illness is a spiritual matter comes into conflict with doctors’ methods….

1997 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Shortlist

American Scripture
American Scripture
Pauline Maier
How the Mind Works
How the Mind Works
Stephen Pinker
Into Thin Air
Into Thin Air
Jon Krakauer
The Bible as It Was
The Bible as It Was
James Kugel

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