Video: National Book Critics Circle Award Ceremony for Publishing Year 2011

by David Varno | Mar-09-2012

March 8, 2012 at Tishman Auditorium, The New School, New York, NY

Video courtesy of Chelsey Philpot

Welcome from Robert Polito, Director of Writing Programs at The New School, and introduction by Eric Banks, NBCC President.

Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing presented by Carolyn Kellogg to Kathryn Schulz

Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Robert B. Silvers, introduced by Steven G. Kellman and Daniel Mendelsohn

Poetry award presented by Craig Morgan Teicher to Laura Kasischke for Space, in Chains (Copper Canyon Press)

Criticism award presented by Carlin Romano to Geoff Dyer for Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews (Graywolf Press)

Autobiography award presented by Rigoberto Gonzalez to Mira Bartók for The Memory Palace: A Memoir (Free Press)

Biography award presented by Benjamin Moser to John Lewis Gaddis for George F. Kennan: An American Life (Penguin Press)

Nonfiction award presented by Karen Long to Maya Jasanoff for Liberty’s Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World (Knopf)

Fiction award presented by Laurie Muchnick to Edith Pearlman for Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories (Lookout Books)

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