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2014 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Winner and Nominees

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Winner

Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh

John Lahr

On 31 March 1945, at The Playhouse Theatre on Forty-Eight Street the curtain rose on the opening night of The Glass Menagerie. Tennessee Williams, the show’s thirty-four-year-old playwright, sat hunched in an aisle seat, looking, according to one paper, ‘l…

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Shortlist

“Literchoor Is My Beat”: A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions
“Literchoor Is My Beat”: A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions
Ian S. MacNiven
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
S.C. Gwynne
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography
Miriam Pawel
William Wells Brown: An African American Life
William Wells Brown: An African American Life
Ezra Greenspan

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