Monday, October 18

National Book Critics Circle Award

1978 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

1978 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1978 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerFacts of LifeMaureen HowardIn this extraordinary autobiography -- now a classic of the genre -- one of the literary community's most distinguished voices brings all of her novelistic powers to the facts of her own life. This newly released edition features a new Introduction by Maur...AmazonInventing America: Jefferson’s Declaration of IndependenceGarry WillisFrom one of America's foremost historians, Inventing America compares Thomas Jefferson's original draft of the Declaration of Independence with the final, accepted version, thereby challenging many long-cherished assumptions about both the man and the docu...Amazon1978 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistA Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14t...
1982 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

1982 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1982 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon JohnsonRobert A. CaroThe greatest biography of our era ... Essential reading for those who want to comprehend power and politics' The Times Robert A. Caro's legendary, multi-award-winning biography of US President Lyndon Johnson is a uniquely riveting and revelatory account o...Amazon1982 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistBronx Primitive: Portraits in a ChildhoodKate SimonAmazonStolen LightningDaniel Lawrence O’KeefeAmazonThe Fate of the EarthJonathan SchellAmazonThe Nuclear Delusion: Soviet-American Relations in the Atomic Age,George F. KennanAmazon
1985 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry WinnerThe Triumph of AchillesLouise Glück...Amazon1985 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry ShortlistLate SettingsJames MerrillAmazonThe Lamplit AnswerGjertude SchnackenbergAmazonThe PastGalway KinnellAmazonWhat the Light Was LikeAmy ClampittAmazon
1989 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography/Autobiography

1989 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography/Autobiography Winner and Nominees

1989 National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography/Autobiography WinnerA First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin RooseveltGeoffrey C. WardIn this classic of American biography, based upon thousands of original documents, many never previously published, the prize-winning historian Geoffrey C. Ward tells the dramatic story of Franklin Roosevelt’s unlikely rise from cloistered youth to the bri...Amazon1989 National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography/Autobiography ShortlistGlenn Gould: A Life and VariationsOtto FriedrichAmazonGod Gave Us This Country: Tekamthi and the First American Civil WarBil GilbertAmazonRichard Milhous Nixon: The Rise of an American PoliticianRoger MorrisAmazonThis Boy’s Life: A MemoirTobias WolffAmazon
1992 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism

1992 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Winner and Nominees

1992 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism WinnerLincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade AmericaGarry WillsThe power of words has rarely been given a more compelling demonstration than in the Gettysburg Address. Lincoln was asked to memorialize the gruesome battle. Instead, he gave the whole nation "a new birth of freedom" in the space of a mere 272 words. His ...Amazon1992 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism ShortlistA Chorus of Stones: The Private Life of WarSusan GriffinAmazonCan Poetry Matter? Essays on Poetry and American CultureDana GioiaAmazonThe Critics Bear It Away: American Fiction and the AcademyFrederick CrewsAmazonWhere the Bluebird Sings to the Lemonade Springs: Living and Writing in the WestWallace StegnerAmazon
1995 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction

1995 National Book Critics Circle Award – Fiction Winner and Nominees

1995 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction WinnerMrs. Ted BlissStanley ElkinElkin’s National Book Critics Circle Award–winning classic: The story of an elderly woman who suddenly becomes mixed up in a world of criminals and con artists After her beloved husband dies of cancer, Dorothy Bliss is consigned to a life of tedium, waitin...Amazon1995 National Book Critics Circle Award - Fiction ShortlistGalatea 2.2Richard PowersAmazonIndependence DayRichard FordAmazonMooJane SmileyAmazonThe Tent of Orange MistPaul WestAmazon
1998 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

1998 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1998 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerWe Wish To Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families: Stories from RwandaPhilip GourevichAn unforgettable firsthand account of a people's response to genocide and what it tells us about humanity. This remarkable debut book chronicles what has happened in Rwanda and neighboring states since 1994, when the Rwandan government called on everyone i...Amazon1998 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistKing Leopold’s GhostAdam HochschildAmazonMany Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North AmericaIra BerlinAmazonThe Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of HumanityRoy PorterAmazonThe Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxf...
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry

2001 National Book Critics Circle Award – Poetry Winner and Nominees

2001 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry WinnerSaving LivesAlbert GoldbarthA collection of poems ranges from serious and personal topics to odd historical facts....Amazon2001 National Book Critics Circle Award - Poetry ShortlistA Treatise on PoetryCzeslaw MiloszAmazonAnimal SoulBob HicokAmazonGiven Sugar, Given SaltJane HirshfieldAmazonThe Seven AgesLouise GlückAmazon
2005 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography

2005 National Book Critics Circle Award – Biography Winner and Nominees

2005 National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography WinnerAmerican Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert OppenheimerKai Bird and Martin J. SherwinJ. Robert Oppenheimer is one of the iconic figures of the twentieth century, a brilliant physicist who led the effort to build the atomic bomb for his country in a time of war, and who later found himself confronting the moral consequences of scientific pr...Amazon2005 National Book Critics Circle Award - Biography ShortlistLee Miller: A LifeCarolyn BurkeAmazonLike a Fiery Elephant: The Story of B.S. JohnsonJonathan CoeAmazonMark Twain: A LifeRon PowersAmazonTeam of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham LincolnDoris Kearns GoodwinAmazon
2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award – Criticism Winner and Nominees

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism WinnerChildren’s Literature: A Reader’s History: Reader’s History from Aesop to Harry PotterSeth LererEver since children have learned to read, there has been children’s literature. Children’s Literature charts the makings of the Western literary imagination from Aesop’s fables to Mother Goose, from Alice's Adventures in Wonderland to Peter Pan, from Where...Amazon2008 National Book Critics Circle Award - Criticism ShortlistEverything Is Cinema: The Working Life Of Jean-Luc GodardRichard BrodyAmazonMaimonides: The Life and World of One of Civilization’s Greatest MindsJoel L. KraemerAmazonOrpheus in the Bronx: Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of PoetryReginald ShepherdAmazonThe Men in My LifeVivian GornickAmazon