Friday, July 1

National Book Critics Circle Award

1975 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction

1975 National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1975 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction WinnerRagtimeE.L. DoctorowWelcome to America at the turn of the twentieth century, where the rhythms of ragtime set the beat. Harry Houdini astonishes audiences with magical feats of escape, the mighty J. P. Morgan dominates the financial world and Henry Ford manufactures cars by m...Amazon
1975 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry

1975 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

1975 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry WinnerSelf-portrait in a Convex MirrorJohn AshberyA Study Guide for John Ashbery's "Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Poetry for Students. This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions...Amazon
1976 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Winner and Nominees

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism WinnerThe Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy TalesBruno BettelheimWinner of the National Book Award and National Book Critics Circle Award "A charming book about enchantment, a profound book about fairy tales."—John Updike, The New York Times Book Review Bruno Bettelheim was one of the great child psychologists of the tw...Amazon1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism ShortlistArnold SchoenbergCharles RosenAmazoned. by Dorothy Lobrano Guth, Letters of E.B. WhiteE.B. WhiteAmazonKicked a Building Lately?Ada Louise HuxtableAmazonRepresentations: Essays on Literature and SocietySteven MarcusAmazon
1976 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction WinnerOctober LightJohn GardnerAs Sally becomes immersed in the book, the story envelops the narrative of the siblings’ dysfunctional relationship, and Gardner explores a wide array of themes from human autonomy to self-definition to political extremism....Amazon1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction ShortlistBloodshed and Three NovellasCynthia OzickAmazonDetails of a Sunset and Other StoriesVladimir NabokovAmazonSpeedboatRenata AdlerAmazonThe Easter ParadeRichard YatesAmazon
1976 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among GhostsMaxine Hong KingstonIn her award-winning book The Woman Warrior, Maxine Hong Kingston created an entirely new form—an exhilarating blend of autobiography and mythology, of world and self, of hot rage and cool analysis. First published in 1976, it has become a classic in its i...Amazon1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistRootsAlex HaleyAmazonSimple Justice: The History of Brown v. Board of Education and Black America’s Struggle for EqualityRichard KlugerAmazonThe Damnable Question: A Study in Anglo-Irish RelationsGeorge DangerfieldAmazonWorld of Our FathersIrving Howe with Kenneth LiboAmazon
1976 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry WinnerGeography IIIElizabeth BishopWhether writing about waiting as a child in a dentist's office, viewing a city from a plane high above, or losing items ranging from door keys to one's lover in the masterfully restrained "One Art," Elizabeth Bishop somehow conveyed both large and small em...Amazon1976 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry ShortlistSearching for the OxLouis SimpsonAmazonThe GatesMuriel RukeyserAmazonThe Mind-ReaderRichard WilburAmazonThe Names of the LostPhilip LevineAmazon
1977 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism

1977 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Winner and Nominees

1977 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism WinnerOn PhotographySusan SontagWinner of the National Book Critics' Circle Award for Criticism. One of the most highly regarded books of its kind, "On Photography" first appeared in 1977 and is described by its author as " a progress of essays about the meaning and career of photographs...Amazon1977 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism ShortlistAfterimagesArlene CroceAmazonGates of Eden: American Culture in the SixtiesMorris DicksteinAmazonMatters of Fact and of Fiction: Essays, 1973-1976Gore VidalAmazonRobert Frost: The Work of KnowingRichard PoirierAmazon
1977 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction

1977 National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1977 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction WinnerSong of SolomonToni MorrisonNew York Times Bestseller Milkman Dead was born shortly after a neighborhood eccentric hurled himself off a rooftop in a vain attempt at flight. For the rest of his life he, too, will be trying to fly. With this brilliantly imagined novel, Toni Morrison tr...Amazon1977 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction ShortlistA Book of Common PrayerJoan DidionAmazonFalconerJohn CheeverAmazonThe Professor of DesirePhilip RothAmazonUnion DuesJohn SaylesAmazon