Sunday, July 25

National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

2018 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afganistan Steve Coll

Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America’s Secret Wars in Afganistan

Steve Coll

2017 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America Frances FitzGerald

The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America

Frances FitzGerald

2016 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City Matthew Desmond

Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City

Matthew Desmond

2015 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Dreamland: The True Story of America’s Opiate Epidemic Sam Quinones

Dreamland: The True Story of America’s Opiate Epidemic

Sam Quinones

2014 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation David Brion Davis

The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation

David Brion Davis

2013 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Five Days At Memorial: Life And Death In A Storm-Ravaged Hospital Sheri Fink

Five Days At Memorial: Life And Death In A Storm-Ravaged Hospital

Sheri Fink

2012 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity Andrew Solomon

Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity

Andrew Solomon

2011 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War Maya Jasanoff

Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War

Maya Jasanoff

2010 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration Isabel Wilkerson

The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

Isabel Wilkerson

2009 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science Richard Holmes

The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science

Richard Holmes

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Forever War Dexter Filkins

The Forever War

Dexter Filkins

2007 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present Harriet Washington

Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present

Harriet Washington

2006 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution Simon Schama

Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution

Simon Schama

2005 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Voices From Chernobyl: The Oral History of Nuclear Disaster Svetlana Alexievich

Voices From Chernobyl: The Oral History of Nuclear Disaster

Svetlana Alexievich

2004 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Reformation: A History Diarmaid MacCulloch

The Reformation: A History

Diarmaid MacCulloch

2003 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy Paul Hendrickson

Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy

Paul Hendrickson

2002 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide Samantha Power

A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide

Samantha Power

2001 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper Nicholson Baker

Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper

Nicholson Baker

2000 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing Ted Conover

Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing

Ted Conover

1999 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

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

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

Jonathan Weiner

1998 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda Philip Gourevich

We Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from Rwanda

Philip Gourevich

1997 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down Anne Fadiman

The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down

Anne Fadiman

1996 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Bad Land Jonathan Raban

Bad Land

Jonathan Raban

1995 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

A Civil Action Jonathan Harr

A Civil Action

Jonathan Harr

1994 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Rape of Europa Lynn Nicholas

The Rape of Europa

Lynn Nicholas

1993 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Land Where the Blues Began Alan Lomax

The Land Where the Blues Began

Alan Lomax

1992 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Young Men and Fire Norman Maclean

Young Men and Fire

Norman Maclean

1991 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women Susan Faludi

Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women

Susan Faludi

1990 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America Shelby Steele

The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America

Shelby Steele

1989 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Broken Cord Michael Dorris

The Broken Cord

Michael Dorris

1988 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63 Taylor Branch

Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954-63

Taylor Branch

1987 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Making of the Atomic Bomb Richard Rhode

The Making of the Atomic Bomb

Richard Rhode

1986 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Arctic Dreams Barry Lopez

Arctic Dreams

Barry Lopez

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families J. Anthony Lukas

Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families

J. Anthony Lukas

1984 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Weapons and Hope Freeman Dyson

Weapons and Hope

Freeman Dyson

1983 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House Seymour M. Hersh

The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House

Seymour M. Hersh

1982 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson Robert A. Caro

The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson

Robert A. Caro

1981 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Mismeasure of Man Stephen Jay Gould

The Mismeasure of Man

Stephen Jay Gould

1980 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Walter Lippman and the American Century Ronald Steel

Walter Lippman and the American Century

Ronald Steel

1979 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Munich: The Price of Peace Telford Taylor

Munich: The Price of Peace

Telford Taylor

1978 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Facts of Life Maureen Howard

Facts of Life

Maureen Howard

1977 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Samuel Johnson W. Jackson Bate

Samuel Johnson

W. Jackson Bate

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts Maxine Hong Kingston

The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts

Maxine Hong Kingston

1975 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

Edith Wharton: A Biography R.W.B. Lewis

Edith Wharton: A Biography

R.W.B. Lewis