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National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction

2008 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2008 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Forever WarDexter FilkinsProvides a firsthand account of the battle against Islamic fundamentalism, from the rise of the Taliban in the 1990s, to the terrorist attacks of 9/11, to the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, offering a study of the people involved from all sides of the confl...Amazon2008 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistFrom Colony to Superpower: US Foreign Relations Since 1776George C. HerringAmazonThe Dark SideJane MayerAmazonThis Republic of Suffering: Death and the Civil WarDrew Gilpin FaustAmazonWhite Protestant NationAllan LichtmanAmazon
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...
1999 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

1999 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

1999 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerTime, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of BehaviorJonathan WeinerHow much of our fate is decided before we are born? Which of our characteristics is inscribed in our DNA? Weiner brings us into Benzer's Fly Rooms at the California Institute of Technology, where Benzer, and his asssociates are in the process of finding an...Amazon1999 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistEmbracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War IIJohn W. DowerAmazonFive Thousand Days Like This One: An American Family HistoryJane BroxAmazonI Could Tell You Stories: Sojourns in the Land of MemoryPatricia HamplAmazonThe Black Room at Longwood: Napoleon’s Exile on Saint HelenaJean-Paul KauffmannAmaz...
2000 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2000 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2000 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerNewjack: Guarding Sing SingTed ConoverAfter he was denied access to report on Sing Sing, one of America's most notorious high security jails, journalist Ted Conover applied to become a prison guard. As a rookie officer, or 'newjack', Conover spent a year in the unpredictable, intimidating and ...Amazon2000 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistBetrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public HealthLaurie GarrettAmazonCrucible of WarFred AndersonAmazonThe Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert BrasillachAlice KaplanAmazonWay Out There in the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold WarFrances FitzgeraldAmazon
2001 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2001 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2001 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerDouble Fold: Libraries and the Assault on PaperNicholson BakerSince the 1950s, some of the greatest libraries have dismantled much of their collections of original bound newspapers and books, replacing them with microfilmed copies. In this work the real motives behind the dismantling of our heritage is examined....Amazon2001 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistNeighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, PolandJan T. GrossAmazonSeabiscuit: An American LegendLaura HillenbrandAmazonThe Brother: The Untold Story of Atomic Spy David Greenglass and How He Sent His Sister, Ethel Rosenberg, to the Electric ChairSam RobertsAmazonThe Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change...
2002 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2002 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2002 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerA Problem from Hell: America and the Age of GenocideSamantha PowerA character-driven study of some of the darkest moments in our national history, when America failed to prevent or stop 20th-century campaigns to exterminate Armenians, Jews, Cambodians, Iraqi Kurds, Bosnians, and Rwandans....Amazon2002 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistAmerican Ground: Unbuilding the World Trade CenterWilliam LangewiescheAmazonBrown: The Last Discovery of AmericaRichard RodriguezAmazonEdison’s Eve: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical LifeGaby WoodAmazonWar Is a Force That Gives Us MeaningChris HedgesAmazon
2003 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2003 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2003 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerSons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its LegacyPaul HendricksonThey stand as unselfconscious as if the photograph were being taken at a church picnic and not during one of the pitched battles of the civil rights struggle. None of them knows that the image will appear in Life magazine or that it will become an icon of ...Amazon2003 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistGulagAnne ApplebaumAmazonRandom Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the BronxAdrian Nicole LeBlancAmazonRising Up and Rising DownWilliam T. VollmannAmazonThe Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the BountyCaroline AlexanderAmazon
2004 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2004 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2004 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerThe Reformation: A HistoryDiarmaid MacCullochThe Reformation and Counter-Reformation represented the greatest upheaval in Western society since the collapse of the Roman Empire a millennium before. The consequences of those shattering events are still felt today—from the stark divisions between (and ...Amazon2004 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistArc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights and Murder in the Jazz AgeKevin BoyleAmazonBlood Done Sign My Name: A True StoryTimothy TysonAmazonBlue BloodEdward ConlonAmazonThe Working Poor: Invisible in AmericaDavid ShiplerAmazon
2005 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2005 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2005 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerVoices From Chernobyl: The Oral History of Nuclear DisasterSvetlana AlexievichWinner of the National Book Critics Circle Award Winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature A journalist by trade, who now suffers from an immune deficiency developed while researching this book, presents personal accounts of what happened to the people of Be...Amazon2005 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistEating Stone: Imagination and the Loss of the WildEllen MeloyAmazonHuman Cargo: A Journey Among RefugeesCaroline MooreheadAmazonNight Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s WarAnthony ShadidAmazonThe Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle EastRobert FiskAmazon
2006 Awards, All Book Awards, Book Awards, Book Awards By Year, National Book Critics Circle Award, National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction

2006 National Book Critics Circle Award – General Nonfiction Winner and Nominees

2006 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction WinnerRough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American RevolutionSimon SchamaIf you were black in America at the start of the Revolutionary War, which side would you want to win? When the last British governor of Virginia declared that any rebel-owned slave who escaped and served the king would be emancipated, tens of thousands of ...Amazon2006 National Book Critics Circle Award - General Nonfiction ShortlistThe Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe V. WadeAnne FesslerAmazonThe Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew and the Heart of the Middle EastSandy TolanAmazonThe Occupation: War and Resistance in IraqPatrick CockburnAmazonThe Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural Hi...