National Book Critics Circle
2015 (Fiction)
The Sellout: A Novel
Book Jacket   Paul Beatty
2015 (General NonFiction)
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic
Book Jacket   Sam Quinones
 
2015 (Biography)
Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft & Mary Shelley
 Charlotte Gordon
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2015 (Autobiography)
Negroland: A Memoir
 Margo Jefferson
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2015 (Poetry)
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude
Book Jacket   Ross Gay
2015 (Criticism)
The Argonauts
Book Jacket   Maggie Nelson
 
2014 (Fiction)
Lila
 Marilynne Robinson
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2014 (General NonFiction)
A brief history of seven killings : a novel
 Marlon James
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2014 (Biography)
Tennessee williams : mad pilgrimage of the flesh.
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2014 (Autobiography)
Can't we talk about something more pleasant?
Book Jacket   Roz Chast
 
2014 (Poetry)
Citizen : an american lyric.
 
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2014 (Criticism)
The Essential Ellen Willis
 Ellen Willis ; Nona Willis Aronowitz, editor ; with contributions from Spencer Ackerman, Stanley Aronowitz, Irin Carmon, Ann Friedman, Cord Jefferson, and Sara Marcus
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2013 (Fiction)
Americanah
Book Jacket   Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
2013 (General Nonfiction)
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
Book Jacket   Sheri Fink
 
2013 (Biography)
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World
 Leo Damrosch
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2013 (Autobiography)
Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti
 Amy Wilentz
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2013 (Poetry)
Metaphysical Dog: Poems
Book Jacket   Frank Bidart
2013 (Criticism)
Distant Reading
Book Jacket   Franco Moretti
 
2012 (Fiction)
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
 Ben Fountain
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2012 (General Nonfiction)
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity
 Andrew Solomon
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2012 (Biography)
The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
Book Jacket   Robert Caro
2012 (Autobiography)
Swimming Studies
Book Jacket   Leanne Shapton
 
2012 (Poetry)
Useless Landscape/A Guide for Boys
 D. A. Powell
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2012 (Criticism)
Strange Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights
 Marina Warner
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2011 (Fiction)
Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories
Book Jacket   Edith Pearlman
2011 (General Nonfiction)
Libertys Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
Book Jacket   Maya Jasanoff
 
2011 (Biography)
George F. Kennan: An American Life
 John Lewis Gaddis
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2011 (Autobiography)
The Memory Palace: A Memoir
 Mira Bartok
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2011 (Poetry)
Space, in Chains
Book Jacket   Laura Kasischke
2011 (Criticism)
Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews
Book Jacket   Geoff Dyer
 
2010 (Fiction)
A Visit from the Goon Squad
 Jennifer Egan
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2010 (General Nonfiction)
The Warmth of Other Suns
 Isabel Wilkerson
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2010 (Biography)
How to Live OR a life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Sarah Bakewell
2010 (Autobiography)
Half a Life
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Darin Strauss
 
2010 (Poetry)
One with Others
 CD Wright
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2010 (Criticism)
Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics
 Clare Cavanagh
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2009 (Fiction)
Wolf Hall
Book Jacket   Hilary Mantel
2009 (General Nonfiction)
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Richard Holmes
 
2009 (Biography)
Cheever: A life
 Blake Bailey
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2009 (Autobiography)
Somewhere Towards the End
 Diana Athill
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2009 (Poetry)
Versed
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Rae Armantrout
2009 (Criticism)
Notes from No Mans Land: American Essays
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Eula Biss
 
2008 (Criticism)
Childrens Literature: A Readers History from Aesop to Harry Potter (University of Chicago Press)
 Seth Lerer
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2008 (Poetry)
Sleeping It Off in Rapid City (Farrar, Strauss)
 August Kleinzahler
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2008 (Poetry)
Half the World in Light(University of Arizona Press)
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Juan Felipe Herrera
2008 (Autobiography)
My Fathers Paradise: A Sons Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Ariel Sabar
 
2008 (Biography)
The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul
 Patrick French
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2008 (General Nonfiction)
The Forever War
 Dexter Filkins
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2008 (Fiction)
2666
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Roberto Bolaņo
2009 (Fiction)
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Junot Diaz
 
2008 (Nonfiction)
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experiments on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present
 Harriet Washington
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2008 (Biography)
Stanley, the Impossible Life of Africas Greatest Explorer
 Tim Jeal
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2007 (Fiction)
The Inheritance of Loss
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Kiran Desai
2007 (Nonfiction)
Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Simon Schama
 
2007 (Biography)
James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon
 Julie Phillips
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2006 (Fiction)
The March
 E. L. Doctorow
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2006 (Nonfiction)
Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of Nuclear Disaster
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Svetlana Alexievich
2006 (Biography)
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer
Book Jacket   Kai Bird
 
2005 (Fiction)
Gilead
 Marilynne Robinson
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2005 (Nonfiction)
The Reformation: A History
 Diarmaid MacCulloch
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2005 (Biography)
De Kooning: An American Master
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Mark Stevens
2004 (Fiction)
The Known World
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Edward P. Jones
 
2004 (Nonfiction)
Sons of Mississippi
 Paul Hendrickson
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2004 (Biography)
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era
 William Taubman
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2003 (Fiction)
Atonement
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Ian McEwan
2003 (Nonfiction)
A Problem From Hell
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Samantha Power
 
2003 (Biography)
Charles Darwin
 Janet Browne
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2002 (Fiction)
Austerlitz
 W. G. Sebald
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2002 (Nonfiction)
Double Fold
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Nicholson Baker
2002 (Biography)
Boswells Presumptious Task
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Adam Sisman
 
2001 (Fiction)
Being Dead
 Jim Crace
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2001 (Nonfiction)
Newjack: Guarding Sing-Sing
 Ted Conover
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2001 (Biography)
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
Book Jacket   Herbert Bix
2000 (Fiction)
Motherless Brooklyn
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Jonathan Lethem
 
2000 (Nonfiction)
Time, Love, Memory
 Jonathan Weiner
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2000 (Biography)
The Hairstons
 Henry Wiencek
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1999 (Fiction)
The Love of a Good Woman
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Alice Munro
1999 (Nonfiction)
We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Philip Gourevitch
 
1999 (Biography)
A Beautiful MInd
 Sylvia Nasar
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1998 (Fiction)
The Blue Flower
 Penelope Fitzgerald
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1998 (Nonfiction)
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Anne Fadiman
1998 (Biography)
Ernie Pyles War
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   James Tobin
 
1997 (Fiction)
Women in their Beds
 Gina Berriault
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1997 (Nonfiction)
Bad Land
 Jonathan Raban
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1997 (Biography)
Angelas Ashes
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Frank McCourt
1996 (Fiction)
Mrs. Ted Bliss
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Stanley Elkin
 
1996 (Nonfiction)
A Civil Action
 Jonathan Harr
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1996 (Biography)
Savage Art
 Robert Polito
  Book JacketImage by: Amazon
 
1995 (Fiction)
The Stone Diaries
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Carol Shields
1995 (Nonfiction)
The Rape of Europa
Book JacketImage by: Amazon   Lynn Nicholas
 
1995 (Biography)
Shot in the Heart
 Mikal Gilmore
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