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Each year, Critical Mass highlights on a daily basis the thirty books selected as finalists for our annual awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Criticism, Biography, and Autobiography.  

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30 Books #10: Michael Schaub on Adam Haslett’s ‘Imagine Me Gone’

In the 30 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 16 announcement of the 2016 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members

30 Books #9: Colette Bancroft on Michael Tisserand’s ‘Krazy’

In the 30 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 16 announcement of the 2016 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members

30 Books #8: Kate Tuttle on Ruth Franklin’s ‘Shirley Jackson’

In the 30 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 16 announcement of the 2016 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members

30 Books #7: Mary Ann Gwinn on Frances Wilson’s ‘Guilty Thing’

In the 30 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 16 announcement of the 2016 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members