The National Book Critics Circle Award

2014 NBCC Award Finalists

Announcing the National Book Critics Awards Finalists for Publishing Year 2014

2014 NBCC Award Winners

National Book Critics Circle Announces Award Winners for Publishing Year 2014

Fiction

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Marilynne Robinson
Lila
(Farrar, Straus and Giroux)


General Nonfiction

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David Brion Davis
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
(Knopf)


Autobiography

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Roz Chast
Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant?
(Bloomsbury)


Biography

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John Lahr
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh
(W.W. Norton & Co.)


Criticism

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Ellen Willis
The Essential Ellen Willis
(University of Minnesota Press)


Poetry

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Claudia Rankine
Citizen: An American Lyric
(Graywolf Press)


John Leonard Prize

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Phil Klay
Redeployment
(Penguin Press)


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