Saturday, July 24

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Winner and Nominees

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Winner

The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Robert A. Caro

Examines Lyndon Johnson’s volatile relationships with John and Robert Kennedy, describes JFK’s assassination from Johnson’s viewpoint, and recounts his accomplishments as president before they were overshadowed by the Vietnam War….

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Shortlist

All We Know: Three Lives
All We Know: Three Lives
Lisa Cohen
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece
Michael Gorra
Robert Duncan, The Ambassador from Venus: A Biography
Robert Duncan, The Ambassador from Venus: A Biography
Lisa Jarnot
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
The Black Count: Glory, Revolution, Betrayal, and the Real Count of Monte Cristo
Tom Reiss

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