Saturday, July 24

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Winner and Nominees

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Winner

The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul

The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul

Patrick French

This is the first major biography of V.S. Naipaul, Nobel Prize winner and one of the most compelling literary figures of the last fifty years. With great feeling for his formidable body of work, and exclusive access to his private papers and personal recol…

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Shortlist

Ida, A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching
Ida, A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching
Paula J. Giddings
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in an American Century
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in an American Century
Steve Coll
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family
Annette Gordon-Reed
White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson & Thomas Wentworth Higginson
White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson & Thomas Wentworth Higginson
Brenda Wineapple

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