Friday, December 9

1999 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1999 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner

Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior

Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior

Jonathan Weiner

How much of our fate is decided before we are born? Which of our characteristics is inscribed in our DNA? Weiner brings us into Benzer’s Fly Rooms at the California Institute of Technology, where Benzer, and his asssociates are in the process of finding an…

1999 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Shortlist

Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II
John W. Dower
Five Thousand Days Like This One: An American Family History
Five Thousand Days Like This One: An American Family History
Jane Brox
I Could Tell You Stories: Sojourns in the Land of Memory
I Could Tell You Stories: Sojourns in the Land of Memory
Patricia Hampl
The Black Room at Longwood: Napoleon’s Exile on Saint Helena
The Black Room at Longwood: Napoleon’s Exile on Saint Helena
Jean-Paul Kauffmann

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