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2011 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced

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The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Award have been announced in New York City. The award is voted on by critics and considers all books in English (including in translation), no matter the country of origin. The winners in the various categories and some supplementary links:

Fiction: Edith Pearlman, Binocular Vision (excerpt)

Nonfiction: Maya Jasanoff, Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary War (excerpt)

Autobiography: Mira Bartók, The Memory Palace: A Memoir (“The Writer at the Memory Table“)

Criticism: Geoff Dyer, Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews (“Putting It Together,” “The Millions Interview: Geoff Dyer on the London Riots, the Great War, and the Gray Lady“)

Biography: John Lewis Gaddis, George F. Kennan: An American Life (excerpt)

Poetry: Laura Kasischke, Space, in Chains

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Previously: The finalists





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4 Responses to “2011 National Book Critics Circle Award Winners Announced”

  1. Baby Got Books » Friday Links
    at 7:58 am on March 9, 2012

    […] The 2011 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced.  My streak is intact!  None of the books that I nominated won.  Again. […]

  2. Kal Kim
    at 12:00 pm on March 9, 2012

    Is it in the NBCCA’s rules and regulations that they have to give the award to a fiction writer who lives within a six mile radius of the awards ceremony?

  3. Kris
    at 1:11 pm on March 9, 2012

    Edith Pearlman lives in Brookline, Mass! http://www.pw.org/content/edith_pearlman_1

  4. co
    at 4:22 pm on March 13, 2012

    Kal Kim is upset because she didn’t win!

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