National Book Critics Circle Award

Given by National Book Critics Circle

Other Names: John Leonard Award, National Book Critics Circle Award finalist
1,223 Works / 1,228 Items 1,487,178 Books 40,385 Reviews ½ 4.0
The National Book Critics Circle, founded in 1974, is a non-profit organization consisting of more than 900 active book reviewers who are interested in honoring quality writing and communicating with show more one another about common concerns... The centerpiece of NBCC activities is the annual awards for the best book in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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Stages:
All, Winner (266), Finalist (959), No Stage (3)
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Years:
All, 2023 (1), 2022 (16), 2021 (36), 2020 (37), 2019 (32), 2018 (32), John Leonard Prize for First Book 2017 (1), 2017 (30), 2016 (30), 2015 (32), 2014 (32), 2013 (31), Fiction 2012 (1), 2012 (28), 2011 (29), 2010 (31), 2009 (29), 2008 (31), 2007 (29), 2006 (30), 2005 (30), 2004 (24), 2003 (25), 2002 (25), 2001 (25), 2000 (24), 1999 (25), 1998 (24), Criticism 1997 (1), 1997 (23), 1996 (25), 1995 (25), 1994 (26), 1993 (19), 1992 (24), 1991 (24), 1990 (24), 1989 (26), 1988 (23), 1987 (26), 1986 (23), 1985 (25), 1984 (25), 1983 (25), 1982 (17), 1981 (20), 1980 (20), 1979 (21), 1978 (25), 1977 (16), 1976 (20), 1975 (4)

Winner 266

WorkCategoryYear
Stay True by Hua HsuAutobiography2022
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century by Beverly GageBiography2022
Free Indirect: The Novel in a Postfictional Age by Timothy BewesCriticism2022
Bliss Montage: Stories by Ling MaFiction2022
Grey Bees by Andrej KurkowGregg Barrios Prize2022
Night of the Living Rez: Stories by Morgan TaltyJohn Leonard Prize2022
The Method: How the Twentieth Century Learned to Act by Isaac ButlerNonfiction2022
Hotel Oblivion by Cynthia CruzPoetry2022
Gay Bar: Why We Went Out by Jeremy Atherton LinAutobiography2021
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler by Rebecca DonnerBiography2021
Girlhood by Melissa FebosCriticism2021
The Love Songs of W.E.B. Du Bois by Honorée Fanonne JeffersFiction2021
Afterparties: Stories by Anthony Veasna SoJohn Leonard Award2021
How the Word Is Passed: A Reckoning with the History of Slavery across America by Clint SmithNonfiction2021
frank: sonnets by Diane SeussPoetry2021
Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park HongAutobiography2020
Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World by Amy StanleyBiography2020
Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration by Nicole R. FleetwoodCriticism2020
Hamnet by Maggie O'FarrellFiction2020
Luster by Raven LeilaniJohn Leonard Prize2020
Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire by Tom ZoellnerNonfiction2020
Here is the Sweet Hand: Poems by francine j harrisPoetry2020
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel MillerAutobiography2019
The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth by Josh LevinBiography2019
Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Riotous Black Girls, Troublesome Women, and Queer Radicals by Saidiya HartmanCriticism2019
Everything Inside: Stories by Edwidge DanticatFiction2019
The Yellow House: A Memoir by Sarah M. BroomJohn Leonard Prize2019
Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden KeefeNonfiction2019
Magical Negro by Morgan ParkerPoetry2019
Belonging: A German Reckons with History and Home by Nora KrugAutobigraphy2018
Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous by Christopher BonanosBiography2018
Feel Free: Essays by Zadie SmithCriticism2018
Milkman by Anna BurnsFiction2018
There There by Tommy OrangeJohn Leonard Prize for First Book2018
Directorate S: The C.I.A. and America's Secret Wars in Afghanistan and Pakistan by Steve CollNonfiction2018
The Carrying: Poems by Ada LimónPoetry2018
Once Upon A Time in the East: A Story of Growing up by Xiaolu GuoAutobiography2017
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder by Caroline FraserBiography2017
You Play the Girl: On Playboy Bunnies, Stepford Wives, Train Wrecks, & Other Mixed Messages by Carina ChocanoCriticism2017
Improvement by Joan SilberFiction2017
The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America by Frances FitzGeraldNonfiction2017
WHEREAS: Poems by Layli Long SoldierPoetry2017
Homegoing by Yaa GyasiJohn Leonard Prize for First Book 2017
Lab Girl by Hope JahrenAutobiography2016
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life by Ruth FranklinBiography2016
White Rage: The Unspoken Truth of Our Racial Divide by Carol AndersonCriticism2016
LaRose by Louise ErdrichFiction2016
Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew DesmondNonFiction2016
House of Lords and Commons: Poems by Ishion HutchinsonPoetry2016
Negroland: A Memoir by Margo JeffersonAutobiography2015
Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley by Charlotte GordonBiography2015
The Argonauts by Maggie NelsonCriticism2015
The Sellout by Paul BeattyFiction2015
Night at the Fiestas: Stories by Kirstin Valdez QuadeJohn Leonard Prize2015
Dreamland: The True Tale of America's Opiate Epidemic by Sam QuinonesNonfiction2015
Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude by Ross GayPoetry2015
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant? A Memoir by Roz ChastAutobiograhy2014
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh by John LahrBiography2014
The Essential Ellen Willis by Ellen WillisCriticism2014
Lila by Marilynne RobinsonFiction2014
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation by David Brion DavisGeneral Nonfiction2014
Capital in the Twenty-First Century by Thomas PikettyGeneral Nonfiction2014
Redeployment by Phil KlayJohn Leonard Prize2014
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia RankinePoetry2014
Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti by Amy WilentzAutobiography2013
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World by Leo DamroschBiography2013
Distant Reading by Franco MorettiCriticism2013
Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieFiction2013
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri FinkNonfiction2013
Metaphysical Dog: Poems by Frank BidartPoetry2013
Swimming Studies by Leanne ShaptonAutobiography/Memoir2012
The Passage of Power by Robert A. CaroBiography2012
Stranger Magic: charmed states and The Arabian Nights by Marina WarnerCriticism2012
Far From the Tree: Parents, Children and the Search for Identity by Andrew SolomonNonfiction2012
Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys: Poems by D.A. PowellPoetry2012
Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben FountainFiction 2012
The Memory Palace by Mira BartókAutobiography2011
George F. Kennan: An American Life by John Lewis GaddisBiography2011
Otherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews by Geoff DyerCriticism2011
Binocular Vision: New & Selected Stories by Edith PearlmanFiction2011
Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World by Maya JasanoffNonfiction2011
Space, In Chains by Laura KasischkePoetry2011
Half a Life by Darin StraussAutobiography2010
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer by Sarah BakewellBiography2010
Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West by Clare CavanaghCriticism2010
A Visit from the Goon Squad by Jennifer EganFiction2010
The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration by Isabel WilkersonNonfiction2010
One With Others: [a little book of her days] by C. D. WrightPoetry2010
Somewhere Towards the End: A Memoir by Diana AthillAutobiography/Memoir2009
Cheever: A Life by Blake BaileyBiography2009
Notes from No Man's Land: American Essays by Eula BissCriticism2009
Wolf Hall by Hilary MantelFiction2009
The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science by Richard HolmesNonfiction2009
Versed by Rae ArmantroutPoetry2009
My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq by Ariel SabarAutobiography/Memoir2008
The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul by Patrick FrenchBiography2008
Children's Literature: A Reader's History, from Aesop to Harry Potter by Seth LererCriticism2008
2666 by Roberto BolañoFiction2008
The Forever War by Dexter FilkinsNonfiction2008
Half of the World in Light: New and Selected Poems by Juan Felipe HerreraPoetry2008
Sleeping It Off in Rapid City: Poems, New and Selected by August KleinzahlerPoetry2008
The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz2008
Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge DanticatAutobiography/Memoir2007
Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer by Tim JealBiography2007
The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century by Alex RossCriticism2007
Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet A. WashingtonNonfiction2007
Elegy: Poems by Mary Jo BangPoetry2007
James Tiptree Jr: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon by Julie PhillipsBiography2006
Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences by Lawrence WeschlerCriticism2006
The Inheritance of Loss by Kiran DesaiFiction2006
Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution by Simon SchamaGeneral Nonfiction2006
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million by Daniel MendelsohnMemoir/Autobiography2006
Tom Thomson In Purgatory by Troy JollimorePoetry2006
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai BirdBiography2005
The Undiscovered Country: Poetry in the Age of Tin by William LoganCriticism2005
The March by E. L. DoctorowFiction2005
Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster by Svetlana AlexievichGeneral Nonfiction2005
Them: A Memoir of Parents by Francine du Plessix GrayMemoir/Autobiography2005
Refusing Heaven by Jack GilbertPoetry2005
de Kooning: An American Master by Mark StevensBiography/Autobiography2004
Where You're At by Patrick NeateCriticism2004
Gilead by Marilynne RobinsonFiction2004
Reformation : Europe's house divided : 1490-1700 by Diarmaid MacCullochGeneral Nonfiction2004
The School Among the Ruins: Poems 2000-2004 by Adrienne RichPoetry2004
Khrushchev: The Man and His Era by William TaubmanBiography/Autobiography2003
River of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West by Rebecca SolnitCriticism2003
The Known World by Edward P. JonesFiction2003
Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy by Paul HendricksonGeneral Nonfiction2003
On Longing: Narratives of the Miniature, the Gigantic, the Souvenir, the Collection by Susan StewartPoetry2003
Charles Darwin: A Biography: Volume 2: The Power of Place by Janet BrowneBiography/Autobiography2002
Tests of Time by William H. GassCriticism2002
Atonement by Ian McEwanFiction2002
"A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide by Samantha PowerGeneral Nonfiction2002
Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest: Poems by B. H. FairchildPoetry2002
Boswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson by Adam SismanBiography/Autobiography2001
The War Against Cliché: Essays and Reviews 1971-2000 by Martin AmisCriticism2001
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper by Nicholson BakerGeneral Nonfiction2001
Saving Lives: Poems by Albert GoldbarthPoetry2001
Austerlitz by W. G. Sebald2001
Hirohito and the Making of Modern Japan by Herbert P. BixBiography/Autobiography2000
Quarrel & quandary : essays by Cynthia OzickCriticism2000
Being Dead by Jim CraceFiction2000
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing by Ted ConoverGeneral Nonfiction2000
Carolina Ghost Woods by Judy JordanPoetry2000
Disgrace by J. M. Coetzee1999
The Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White by Henry WiencekBiography/Autobiography1999
Selected Non-Fictions by Jorge Luis BorgesCriticism1999
Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan LethemFiction1999
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior by Jonathan WeinerGeneral Nonfiction1999
Ordinary Words by Ruth StonePoetry1999
A Beautiful Mind: The Life of Mathematical Genius and Nobel Laureate John Nash by Sylvia NasarBiography/Autobiography1998
Visions of Jazz: The First Century by Gary GiddinsCriticism1998
The Love of a Good Woman: Stories by Alice MunroFiction1998
We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: Stories from Rwanda by Philip GourevitchGeneral Nonfiction1998
The Bird Catcher by Marie PonsotPoetry1998
Ernie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II by James TobinBiography/Autobiography1997
Making Waves: Essays by Mario Vargas LlosaCriticism1997
The Art of Shakespeare's Sonnets by Helen VendlerFinalistCriticism 1997
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down by Anne FadimanGeneral Nonfiction1997
Black Zodiac: Poems by Charles WrightPoetry1997
The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald1997
Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourtBiography/Autobiography1996
Finding a Form: Essays by William H. GassCriticism1996
Women in Their Beds: New and Selected Stories by Gina BerriaultFiction1996
Bad Land: An American Romance by Jonathan RabanGeneral Nonfiction1996
Sun Under Wood by Robert HassPoetry1996
Savage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson by Robert PolitoBiography/Autobiography1995
The Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France by Robert DarntonCriticism1995
A Civil Action by Jonathan HarrGeneral Nonfiction1995
Time & Money by William MatthewsPoetry1995
Mrs. Ted Bliss by Stanley Elkin1995
Shot in the Heart by Mikal GilmoreBiography/Autobiography1994
The Culture of Bruising: Essays on Prizefighting, Literature, and Modern American Culture by Gerald EarlyCriticism1994
The Stone Diaries by Carol ShieldsFiction1994
The Rape of Europa : The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War by Lynn H. NicholasGeneral Nonfiction1994
Rider: The Rider Quintet, vol. 1 (Wesleyan Poetry Series) by Mark RudmanPoetry1994
Genet by Edmund White1994
Opera in America: A Cultural History by John DizikesCriticism1993
A Lesson Before Dying by Ernest J. GainesFiction1993
The Land Where the Blues Began by Alan LomaxGeneral Nonfiction1993
Writing Dangerously: Mary McCarthy And Her World by Carol BrightmanBiography/Autobiography1992
Lincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America by Garry WillsCriticism1992
All the Pretty Horses by Cormac McCarthyFiction1992
Young Men and Fire by Norman MacleanGeneral Nonfiction1992
Collected Shorter Poems, 1946-1991 by Hayden CarruthPoetry1992
Patrimonio. Una historia verdadera by Philip RothBiography/Autobiography1991
Holocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory by Lawrence L. LangerCriticism1991
A Thousand Acres by Jane SmileyFiction1991
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women by Susan FaludiGeneral Nonfiction1991
Heaven and Earth: A Cosmology (Contemporary Poetry Series) by Albert GoldbarthPoetry1991
Means of Ascent by Robert A. CaroBiography1990
Encounters and Reflections: Art in the Historical Present by Arthur C. DantoCriticism1990
Rabbit at Rest by John UpdikeFiction1990
The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race In America by Shelby SteeleGeneral Nonfiction1990
Bitter Angel: Poems (Carnegie Mellon Classic Contemporary) by Amy GerstlerPoetry1990
A First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt by Geoffrey C. WardBiography/Autobiography1989
Not By Fact Alone: Essays on the Writing and Reading of History by John CliveCriticism1989
Works and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author by Clifford GeertzCriticism1989
Billy Bathgate by E. L. DoctorowFiction1989
The Broken Cord by Michael DorrisGeneral Nonfiction1989
2011 Pushcart Prize XXXV: Best of the Small Presses by Bill HendersonPoetry1989
Oscar Wilde by Richard EllmannBiography/Autobiography1988
The Middleman and Other Stories by Bharati MukherjeeFiction1988
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 by Taylor BranchGeneral Nonfiction1988
The One Day by Donald HallPoetry1988
Chaucer: His Life, His Works, His World by Donald R. HowardBiography/Autobiography1987
Less Than One: Selected Essays by Joseph BrodskyCriticism1987
Dance Writings by Edwin DenbyCriticism1987
The Counterlife by Philip RothFiction1987
The Making of the Atomic Bomb by Richard RhodesGeneral Nonfiction1987
Flesh & Blood: Poems by C. K. WilliamsPoetry1987
The Life of Langston Hughes. Volume 1, 1902–1941, I, Too, Sing America by Arnold RampersadBiography/Autobiography1986
Tombee: Portrait of a cotton planter by Theodore RosengartenBiography/Autobiography1986
Kate Vaiden by Reynolds PriceFiction1986
A Summons to Memphis by Peter TaylorFiction1986
Arctic Dreams by Barry LopezGeneral Nonfiction1986
Wild Gratitude by Edward HirschPoetry1986
Henry James: A Life by Leon EdelBiography/Autobiography1985
Habitations of the Word: Essays by William H. GassCriticism1985
The Accidental Tourist by Anne TylerFiction1985
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families by J. Anthony LukasGeneral Nonfiction1985
The Triumph of Achilles by Louise GlückPoetry1985
Dostoevsky: the years of ordeal 1850-1859 by Joseph FrankBiography/Autobiography1984
20th Century Pleasures by Robert HassCriticism1984
Love Medicine by Louise ErdrichFiction1984
Weapons and Hope by Freeman DysonGeneral Nonfiction1984
The Dead and the Living by Sharon OldsPoetry1984
Minor Characters: A Beat Memoir by Joyce JohnsonBiography/Autobiography1983
Hugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism by John UpdikeCriticism1983
Ironweed by William J. KennedyFiction1983
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House by Seymour M. HershGeneral Nonfiction1983
The Changing Light at Sandover by James MerrillPoetry1983
Second American Revolution and Other Essays, 1976-1982 by Gore VidalCriticism1982
George Mills by Stanley ElkinFiction1982
The Path to Power by Robert A. CaroGeneral Nonfiction1982
Virgil Thomson Reader by Virgil ThomsonCriticism1981
Rabbit Is Rich by John UpdikeFiction1981
The Mismeasure of Man by Stephen Jay GouldGeneral Nonfiction1981
The Mismeasure of Man [Revised & Expanded] by Stephen Jay GouldGeneral Nonfiction1981
A Coast of Trees by A. R. AmmonsPoetry1981
Part of Nature, Part of Us: Modern American Poets by Helen VendlerCriticism1980
The Transit of Venus by Shirley HazzardFiction1980
Walter Lippmann and the American Century by Ronald SteelGeneral Nonfiction1980
Sunrise by Frederick SeidelPoetry1980
The Gnostic Gospels by Elaine PagelsCriticism1979
The Year of the French by Thomas FlanaganFiction1979
Munich: The Price of Peace by Telford TaylorGeneral Nonfiction1979
7 years from somewhere: Poems by Philip LevinePoetry1979
Ashes: Poems new & old by Philip LevinePoetry1979
Modern Art: Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries by Meyer SchapiroCriticism1978
The Stories of John Cheever by John CheeverFiction1978
The Facts of Life by Maureen HowardGeneral Nonfiction1978
Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence by Garry WillsGeneral Nonfiction1978
Hello, darkness : the collected poems of L. E. Sissman by L. E. SissmanPoetry1978
On Photography by Susan SontagCriticism1977
Song of Solomon by Toni MorrisonFiction1977
Samuel Johnson by W. Jackson BateGeneral Nonfiction1977
Day by Day by Robert LowellPoetry1977
The Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance of Fairy Tales by Bruno BettelheimCriticism1976
October Light by John GardnerFiction1976
The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood Among Ghosts by Maxine Hong KingstonGeneral Nonfiction1976
Geography III by Elizabeth BishopPoetry1976
The Great War and Modern Memory by Paul FussellCriticism1975
Ragtime by E. L. DoctorowFiction1975
Edith Wharton: A Biography by R. W. B. LewisGeneral Nonfiction1975
Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror by John AshberyPoetry1975

Finalist 959

WorkCategoryYear
banana [ ] (Pitt Poetry Series) by Paul Hlava CeballosPoetry2023
The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family by Kerri K. GreenidgeBiography2022
Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century by Jennifer HomansBiography2022
Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life by Clare Mac CumhaillBiography2022
Up from the Depths: Herman Melville, Lewis Mumford, and Rediscovery in Dark Times by Professor Aaron SachsBiography2022
Strangers to Ourselves: Unsettled Minds and the Stories That Make Us by Rachel AvivCriticism2022
Seduced by Story by Peter BrooksCriticism2022
Constructing a Nervous System by Margo JeffersonCriticism2022
When Women Kill: Four Crimes Retold by Alia Trabucco ZeránCriticism2022
A Little Devil in America: Notes in Praise of Black Performance by Hanif AbdurraqibAutobiography2021
A Farewell to Gabo and Mercedes: A Son's Memoir of Gabriel García Márquez and Mercedes Barcha by Rodrigo GarciaAutobiography2021
A Ghost in the Throat by Doireann Ní GhríofaAutobiography2021
Concepcion: An Immigrant Family's Fortunes by Albert SamahaAutobiography2021
Clairvoyant of the Small: The Life of Robert Walser by Susan BernofskyBiography2021
Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America by Keisha N. BlainBiography2021
Mike Nichols: A Life by Mark HarrisBiography2021
Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York by Alexander NemerovBiography2021
Why Didn’t You Just Do What You Were Told?: Essays by Jenny DiskiCriticism2021
Who Will Pay Reparations on My Soul?: Essays by Jesse McCarthyCriticism2021
Everything and Less: The Novel in the Age of Amazon by Mark McGurlCriticism2021
The Right to Sex: Feminism in the Twenty-First Century by Amia SrinivasanCriticism2021
The Netanyahus: An Account of a Minor and Ultimately Even Negligible Episode in the History of a Very Famous Family by Joshua CohenFiction2021
Second Place by Rachel CuskFiction2021
Burntcoat by Sarah HallFiction2021
Harlem Shuffle by Colson WhiteheadFiction2021
Somebody's Daughter: A Memoir by Ashley C. FordJohn Leonard Prize2021
My Monticello: Fiction by Jocelyn Nicole JohnsonJohn Leonard Prize2021
Detransition, Baby by Torrey PetersJohn Leonard Prize2021
Pop Song: Adventures in Art & Intimacy by Larissa PhamJohn Leonard Prize2021
Philomath: Poems by Devon Walker-FigueroaJohn Leonard Prize2021
Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden KeefeNonfiction2021
The Family Roe: An American Story by Joshua PragerNonfiction2021
The Least of Us: True Tales of America and Hope in the Age of Fentanyl and Meth by Sam QuinonesNonfiction2021
Orwell's Roses by Rebecca SolnitNonfiction2021
Ceive by B. K. FischerPoetry2021
The Renunciations: Poems by Donika KellyPoetry2021
Cutlish by Rajiv MohabirPoetry2021
The Rinehart frames by Cheswayo MphanzaPoetry2021
The Equivalents: A Story of Art, Female Friendship, and Liberation in the 1960s by Maggie DohertyAutobiography2020
This Is Major: Notes on Diana Ross, Dark Girls, and Being Dope by Shayla LawsonAutobiography2020
Golem Girl: A Memoir by Riva LehrerAutobiography2020
The Dragons, the Giant, the Women: A Memoir by Wayétu MooreAutobiography2020
The Dead Are Arising: The Life of Malcolm X by Les PayneAutobiography2020
Home Baked: My Mom, Marijuana, and the Stoning of San Francisco by Alia VolzAutobiography2020
The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes by Zachary D. CarterBiography2020
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath by Heather ClarkBiography2020
Unfinished Business: Notes of a Chronic Re-reader by Vivian GornickCriticism2020
Grieving: Dispatches from a Wounded Country by Cristina Rivera-GarzaCriticism2020
Stranger Faces (Undelivered Lectures) by Namwali SerpellCriticism2020
Crap: A History of Cheap Stuff in America by Wendy A. WolosonCriticism2020
Inside Story: A novel by Martin AmisFiction2020
If I Had Two Wings: Stories by Randall KenanFiction2020
How to Pronounce Knife: Stories by Souvankham ThammavongsaFiction2020
Memorial by Bryan WashingtonFiction2020
Mill Town: Reckoning with What Remains by Kerri ArsenaultJohn Leonard Prize2020
The Undocumented Americans by Karla Cornejo VillavicencioJohn Leonard Prize2020
A Burning by Megha MajumdarJohn Leonard Prize2020
Shuggie Bain by Douglas StuartJohn Leonard Prize2020
Real Life by Brandon TaylorJohn Leonard Prize2020
How Much of These Hills Is Gold by C Pam ZhangJohn Leonard Prize2020
The Broken Heart of America: St. Louis and the Violent History of the United States by Walter JohnsonNonfiction2020
Shakespeare in a Divided America: What His Plays Tell Us About Our Past and Future by James ShapiroNonfiction2020
She Come By It Natural: Dolly Parton and the Women Who Lived Her Songs by Sarah SmarshNonfiction2020
Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents by Isabel WilkersonNonfiction2020
Obit by Victoria ChangPoetry2020
Imperial Liquor: Poems (Pitt Poetry Series) by Amaud JohnsonPoetry2020
The Shore by Chris NealonPoetry2020
Homie: Poems by Danez SmithPoetry2020
Five Days Gone: The Mystery of My Mother's Disappearance as a Child by Laura CummingAutobiography2019
Catch and Kill: Lies, Spies, and a Conspiracy to Protect Predators by Ronan FarrowAutobiography2019
Sounds Like Titanic: A Memoir by Jessica Chiccehitto HindmanAutobiography2019
Good Talk: A Memoir in Conversations by Mira JacobAutobiography2019
Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century by Charles KingBiography2019
L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated "Female Byron" by Lucasta MillerBiography2019
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century by George PackerBiography2019
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II by Sonia PurnellBiography2019
Go Ahead in the Rain: Notes to A Tribe Called Quest by Hanif AbdurraqibCriticism2019
Essays One by Lydia DavisCriticism2019
Hot, Cold, Heavy, Light, 100 Art Writings 1988-2018 by Peter SchjeldahlCriticism2019
Axiomatic by Maria TumarkinCriticism2019
Feast Your Eyes by Myla GoldbergFiction2019
The Topeka School by Ben LernerFiction2019
The Nickel Boys by Colson WhiteheadFiction2019
The Unpassing by Chia-Chia LinJohn Leonard Prize2019
Manual for Survival: A Chernobyl Guide to the Future by Kate BrownNonfiction2019
The Buried: An Archaeology of the Egyptian Revolution by Peter HesslerNonfiction2019
Out of the Shadows: Reimagining Gay Men's Lives by Walt OdetsNonfiction2019
No Visible Bruises: What We Don’t Know About Domestic Violence Can Kill Us by Rachel Louise SnyderNonfiction2019
The Tradition by Jericho BrownPoetry2019
Deaf Republic: Poems by Ilya KaminskyPoetry2019
Dunce by Mary RueflePoetry2019
Doomstead Days by Brian TearePoetry2019
Lost Children Archive by Valeria Luiselli2019
The Day That Went Missing by Richard BeardAutobigraphy2018
All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir by Nicole ChungAutobigraphy2018
What Drowns the Flowers in Your Mouth: A Memoir of Brotherhood (Living Out: Gay and Lesbian Autobiog) by Rigoberto GonzálezAutobigraphy2018
Old In Art School: A Memoir of Starting Over by Nell PainterAutobigraphy2018
Educated: A Memoir by Tara WestoverAutobigraphy2018
Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret by Craig BrownBiography2018
Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History by Yunte HuangBiography2018
The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century by Mark LamsterBiography2018
The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created by Jane LeavyBiography2018
Is It Still Good to Ya?: Fifty Years of Rock Criticism, 1967-2017 by Robert ChristgauCriticism2018
Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics by Stephen GreenblattCriticism2018
To Float in the Space Between: A Life and Work in Conversation with the Life and Work of Etheridge Knight by Terrance HayesCriticism2018
The Reckonings: Essays by Lacy M. JohnsonCriticism2018
Slave Old Man by Patrick ChamoiseauFiction2018
The Largesse of the Sea Maiden: Stories by Denis JohnsonFiction2018
The Mars Room by Rachel KushnerFiction2018
The House of Broken Angels by Luis Alberto UrreaFiction2018
The Line Becomes a River: Dispatches from the Border by Francisco CantúNonfiction2018
The Coddling of the American Mind: How Good Intentions and Bad Ideas Are Setting Up a Generation for Failure by Greg LukianoffNonfiction2018
We the Corporations: How American Businesses Won Their Civil Rights by Adam WinklerNonfiction2018
God Save Texas: A Journey into the Soul of the Lone Star State by Lawrence WrightNonfiction2018
American Sonnets for My Past and Future Assassin by Terrance HayesPoetry2018
Holy Moly Carry Me (American Poets Continuum) by Erika MeitnerPoetry2018
Still Life with Two Dead Peacocks and a Girl: Poems by Diane SeussPoetry2018
Asymmetry: Poems by Adam ZagajewskiPoetry2018
The Best We Could Do: An Illustrated Memoir by Thi BuiAutobiography2017
Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body by Roxane GayAutobiography2017
Admissions: Life as a Brain Surgeon by Henry MarshAutobiography2017
The Girl From the Metropol Hotel: Growing Up in Communist Russia by Lyudmila PetrushevskayaAutobiography2017
The Invention of Angela Carter : A Biography by Edmund GordonBiography2017
The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek by Howard MarkelBiography2017
Gorbachev: His Life and Times by William TaubmanBiography2017
Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times by Kenneth WhyteBiography2017
The Art of Death: Writing the Final Story by Edwidge DanticatCriticism2017
Guidebook to Relative Strangers: Journeys into Race, Motherhood, and History by Camille T. DungyCriticism2017
Tell Me How It Ends: An Essay in 40 Questions by Valeria LuiselliCriticism2017
Bunk: The Rise of Hoaxes, Humbug, Plagiarists, Phonies, Post-Facts, and Fake News by Kevin YoungCriticism2017
Exit West by Mohsin HamidFiction2017
The Ninth Hour by Alice McDermottFiction2017
The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati RoyFiction2017
Marlena by Julie BuntinJohn Leonard Prize2017
The Gulf: The Making of An American Sea by Jack E. DavisNonfiction2017
The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia by Masha GessenNonfiction2017
Border: A Journey to the Edge of Europe by Kapka KassabovaNonfiction2017
A Brief History of Everyone Who Ever Lived: The Human Story Retold Through Our Genes by Adam RutherfordNonfiction2017
Fourth Person Singular (Pavilion Poetry LUP) by Nuar AlsadirPoetry2017
The Darkness of Snow by Frank OrmsbyPoetry2017
Directions for Use by Anna RistovicPoetry2017
Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward2017
The Iceberg by Marion CouttsAutobiography2016
In Gratitude by Jenny DiskiAutobiography2016
The Return: Fathers, Sons and the Land in Between by Hisham MatarAutobiography2016
The Song Poet: A Memoir of My Father by Kao Kalia YangAutobiography2016
Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War by Nigel CliffBiography2016
Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary by Joe JacksonBiography2016
Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White by Michael TisserandBiography2016
Guilty thing: a life of Thomas De Quincey by Frances WilsonBiography2016
Against Everything: Essays by Mark GreifCriticism2016
Looking for The Stranger: Albert Camus and the Life of a Literary Classic by Alice KaplanCriticism2016
The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone by Olivia LaingCriticism2016
Am I Alone Here?: Notes on Living to Read and Reading to Live by Peter OrnerCriticism2016
Moonglow by Michael ChabonFiction2016
Imagine Me Gone by Adam HaslettFiction2016
Commonwealth by Ann PatchettFiction2016
Swing Time by Zadie SmithFiction2016
Stamped from the Beginning: The Definitive History of Racist Ideas in America by Ibram X. KendiNonFiction2016
Dark Money: The Hidden History of the Billionaires Behind the Rise of the Radical Right by Jane MayerNonFiction2016
Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War by Viet Thanh NguyenNonFiction2016
Writing to Save a Life: The Louis Till File by John Edgar WidemanNonFiction2016
Olio by Tyehimba JessPoetry2016
Works and Days by Bernadette MayerPoetry2016
At the Foundling Hospital: Poems by Robert PinskyPoetry2016
Blackacre: Poems by Monica YounPoetry2016
The Light of the World: A Memoir by Elizabeth AlexanderAutobiography2015
The Odd Woman and the City: A Memoir by Vivian GornickAutobiography2015
Bettyville: A Memoir by George HodgmanAutobiography2015
H Is for Hawk by Helen MacdonaldAutobiography2015
Fortune's Fool (Author Unknown) by Terry AlfordBiography2015
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America by T. J. StilesBiography2015
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva by Rosemary SullivanBiography2015
Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives by Karin WielandBiography2015
Between the World and Me by Ta-Nehisi CoatesCriticism2015
Eternity's Sunrise: The Imaginative World of William Blake by Leo DamroschCriticism2015
On Elizabeth Bishop by Colm TóibínCriticism2015
The nearest thing to life by James WoodCriticism2015
The Story of My Teeth by Valeria LuiselliFiction2015
The Tsar of Love and Techno: Stories by Anthony MarraFiction2015
Eileen by Ottessa MoshfeghFiction2015
SPQR: A History of Ancient Rome by Mary BeardNonFiction2015
Give Us the Ballot: The Modern Struggle for Voting Rights in America by Ari BermanNonFiction2015
Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America by Jill LeovyNonFiction2015
What the Eye Hears: A History of Tap Dancing by Brian SeibertNonFiction2015
How to Be Drawn (Poets, Penguin) by Terrance HayesPoetry2015
Bright Dead Things: Poems by Ada LimónPoetry2015
Parallax: And Selected Poems by Sinéad MorrisseyPoetry2015
What About This: Collected Poems of Frank Stanford by Frank StanfordPoetry2015
Fates and Furies by Lauren Groff2015
The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait by Blake BaileyAutobiograhy2014
Little Failure: A Memoir by Gary ShteyngartAutobiograhy2014
There Was and There Was Not: A Journey Through Hate and Possibility in Turkey, Armenia, and Beyond by Meline ToumaniAutobiograhy2014
The Other Side: a Memoir by Lacy M. JohnsonAutobiography2014
William Wells Brown: An African American Life by Ezra GreenspanBiography2014
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson by S. C. GwynneBiography2014
"Literchoor Is My Beat": A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions by Ian S. MacNivenBiography2014
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography by Miriam PawelBiography2014
Storm by Donna Jo NapoliChildren’s and Young Adult Literature2014
On Immunity: An Inoculation by Eula BissCriticism2014
Geek Sublime: The Beauty of Code, the Code of Beauty by Vikram ChandraCriticism2014
Citizen: An American Lyric by Claudia RankineCriticism2014
What Would Lynne Tillman Do? by Lynne TillmanCriticism2014
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon JamesFiction2014
On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae LeeFiction2014
The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book by Peter FinnGeneral Nonfiction2014
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History by Elizabeth KolbertGeneral Nonfiction2014
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free by Héctor TobarGeneral Nonfiction2014
Prelude to Bruise by Saeed JonesPoetry2014
The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon (Poets, Penguin) by Willie PerdomoPoetry2014
Once in the West: Poems by Christian WimanPoetry2014
Abide (Crab Orchard Series in Poetry) by Jake Adam YorkPoetry2014
Euphoria by Lily King2014
Wave by Sonali DeraniyagalaAutobiography/Memoir2013
The Book of My Lives {original edition} by Aleksandar HemonAutobiography/Memoir2013
The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca SolnitAutobiography/Memoir2013
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn WardAutobiography/Memoir2013
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott AndersonBiography2013
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven by John Eliot GardinerBiography2013
Holding On Upside Down: The Life And Work of Marianne Moore by Linda LeavellBiography2013
Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kis by Mark ThompsonBiography2013
White Girls by Hilton AlsCriticism2013
Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures, and Innovations by Mary BeardCriticism2013
The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus by Jonathan FranzenCriticism2013
Forty-one False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers by Janet MalcolmCriticism2013
The Infatuations by Javier MaríasFiction2013
Someone by Alice McDermottFiction2013
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth OzekiFiction2013
The Goldfinch by Donna TarttFiction2013
Whitey Bulger: America's Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice by Kevin CullenNonfiction2013
Thank You for Your Service by David FinkelNonfiction2013
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George PackerNonfiction2013
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence WrightNonfiction2013
Stay, Illusion: Poems by Lucie Brock-BroidoPoetry2013
Blowout (Pitt Poetry Series) by Denise DuhamelPoetry2013
Elegy Owed by Bob HicokPoetry2013
Milk and Filth (Camino del Sol) by Carmen Giménez SmithPoetry2013
The Distance Between Us: A Memoir by Reyna GrandeAutobiography/Memoir2012
My Poets by Maureen N. McLaneAutobiography/Memoir2012
House of Stone: A Memoir of Home, Family, and a Lost Middle East by Anthony ShadidAutobiography/Memoir2012
In the House of the Interpreter: A Memoir by Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'oAutobiography/Memoir2012
All We Know: Three Lives by Lisa CohenBiography2012
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece by Michael GorraBiography2012
Robert Duncan: the ambassador from Venus by Lisa JarnotBiography2012
Reinventing Bach by Paul ElieCriticism2012
Waiting for the Barbarians: Essays from the Classics to Pop Culture (New York Review Collections) by Daniel MendelsohnCriticism2012
Madness, Rack, and Honey: Collected Lectures by Mary RuefleCriticism2012
The Grey Album: On the Blackness of Blackness by Kevin YoungCriticism2012
HHhH by Laurent BinetFiction2012
The Orphan Master's Son by Adam JohnsonFiction2012
Magnificence by Lydia MilletFiction2012
NW by Zadie SmithFiction2012
Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine BooNonfiction2012
Private Empire: ExxonMobil and American Power by Steve CollNonfiction2012
Why Does the World Exist?: An Existential Detective Story by Jim HoltNonfiction2012
Spillover: Animal Infections and the Next Human Pandemic by David QuammenNonfiction2012
Bewilderment: New Poems and Translations (Phoenix Poets) by David FerryPoetry2012
On the Spectrum of Possible Deaths by Lucia PerilloPoetry2012
Fragile Acts (McSweeney's Poetry Series) by Allan PetersonPoetry2012
Olives: Poems (Triquarterly) by A. E. StallingsPoetry2012
One Hundred Names for Love: A Stroke, a Marriage, and the Language of Healing by Diane AckermanAutobiography/Memoir2011
Harlem is Nowhere: A Journey to the Mecca of Black America by Sharifa Rhodes-PittsAutobiography/Memoir2011
It Calls You Back: An Odyssey through Love, Addiction, Revolutions, and Healing by Luis J. RodriguezAutobiography/Memoir2011
Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War by Deb Olin UnferthAutobiography/Memoir2011
Love and Capital by Mary GabrielBiography2011
Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961 by Paul HendricksonBiography2011
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention by Manning MarableBiography2011
The Black Count: Napoleon's Rival and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas by Tom ReissBiography2011
Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China by Ezra F. VogelBiography2011
Is That a Fish in Your Ear?: Translation and the Meaning of Everything by David BellosCriticism2011
The Ecstasy of Influence: Nonfictions, Etc. by Jonathan LethemCriticism2011
Karaoke Culture by Dubravka UgrešićCriticism2011
Out of the Vinyl Deeps: Ellen Willis on Rock Music by Ellen WillisCriticism2011
Open City by Teju ColeFiction2011
The Marriage Plot by Jeffrey EugenidesFiction2011
The Stranger's Child by Alan HollinghurstFiction2011
A World on Fire: Britain's Crucial Role in the American Civil War by Amanda ForemanNonfiction2011
The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood by James GleickNonfiction2011
To End All Wars: A Story of Loyalty and Rebellion, 1914-1918 by Adam HochschildNonfiction2011
Pulphead: Essays by John Jeremiah SullivanNonfiction2011
Core Samples from the World by Forrest GanderPoetry2011
Kingdom Animalia by Aracelis GirmayPoetry2011
The Chameleon Couch: Poems by Yusef KomunyakaaPoetry2011
Crossing Mandelbaum Gate: Coming of Age Between the Arabs and Israelis, 1956-1978 by Kai BirdAutobiography/Memoir2010
The Autobiography of an Execution by David R. DowAutobiography/Memoir2010
Hitch-22 by Christopher HitchensAutobiography/Memoir2010
Hiroshima in the Morning by Rahna Reiko RizzutoAutobiography/Memoir2010
Just Kids by Patti SmithAutobiography/Memoir2010
The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography by Selina HastingsBiography2010
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History by Yunte HuangBiography2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse by Thomas PowersBiography2010
Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends by Tom SegevBiography2010
The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them by Elif BatumanCriticism2010
The Professor and Other Writings by Terry CastleCriticism2010
The Cruel Radiance: Photography and Political Violence by Susie LinfieldCriticism2010
Vanishing Point: Not a Memoir by Ander MonsonCriticism2010
Freedom by Jonathan FranzenFiction2010
To the End of the Land by David GrossmanFiction2010
Comedy in a Minor Key by Hans KeilsonFiction2010
Skippy Dies by Paul MurrayFiction2010
Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea by Barbara DemickNonfiction2010
Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S. C. GwynneNonfiction2010
Apollo's Angels : A History of Ballet by Jennifer HomansNonfiction2010
The Emperor of All Maladies: A Biography of Cancer by Siddhartha MukherjeeNonfiction2010
Nox by Anne CarsonPoetry2010
The Eternal City: Poems (Princeton Series of Contemporary Poets) by Kathleen GraberPoetry2010
Lighthead by Terrance HayesPoetry2010
The Best of It: New and Selected Poems by Kay RyanPoetry2010
Live Through This: A Mother's Memoir of Runaway Daughters and Reclaimed Love by Debra GwartneyAutobiography/Memoir2009
Lit: A Memoir by Mary KarrAutobiography/Memoir2009
Enemies of the People by Kati MartonAutobiography/Memoir2009
City Boy: My Life in New York During the 1960s and '70s by Edmund WhiteAutobiography/Memoir2009
Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor by Brad GoochBiography2009
Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector by Benjamin MoserBiography2009
Bitter Spring: A Life of Ignazio Silone by Stanislao G. PuglieseBiography2009
Passing Strange by Martha A. SandweissBiography2009
Close Calls with Nonsense: Reading New Poetry by Stephen BurtCriticism2009
Dancing in the Dark: A Cultural History of the Great Depression by Morris DicksteinCriticism2009
Heroes and Villains: Essays on Music, Movies, Comics, and Culture by David HajduCriticism2009
Perfecting Sound Forever: An Aural History of Recorded Music by Greg MilnerCriticism2009
American Salvage by Bonnie Jo CampbellFiction2009
Blame by Michelle HunevenFiction2009
The Book of Night Women by Marlon JamesFiction2009
Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne PhillipsFiction2009
The Hindus: An Alternative History by Wendy DonigerNonfiction2009
Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford's Forgotten Jungle City by Greg GrandinNonfiction2009
Strength in What Remains by Tracy KidderNonfiction2009
Imperial by William T. VollmannNonfiction2009
A Village Life by Louise GlückPoetry2009
Chronic: Poems by D.A. PowellPoetry2009
Museum of Accidents by Rachel ZuckerPoetry2009
Why I Came West: A Memoir by Rick BassAutobiography/Memoir2008
The House at Sugar Beach: In Search of a Lost African Childhood by Helene CooperAutobiography/Memoir2008
The Bishop's Daughter: A Memoir by Honor MooreAutobiography/Memoir2008
The Eaves of Heaven: A Life in Three Wars by Andrew X. PhamAutobiography/Memoir2008
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century by Steve CollBiography2008
Ida: A Sword Among Lions by Paula J. GiddingsBiography2008
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family by Annette Gordon-ReedBiography2008
White Heat by Brenda WineappleBiography2008
Everything Is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard by Richard BrodyCriticism2008
The Men in My Life by Vivian GornickCriticism2008
Maimonides: The Life and World of One of Civilization's Greatest Minds by Joel L. KraemerCriticism2008
Orpheus in the Bronx: Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry by Reginald ShepherdCriticism2008
The Lazarus Project by Aleksandar HemonFiction2008
Home by Marilynne RobinsonFiction2008
Olive Kitteridge by Elizabeth StroutFiction2008
The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart by M. Glenn TaylorFiction2008
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) by Drew Gilpin FaustGeneral Nonfiction2008
From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776 by George C. HerringGeneral Nonfiction2008
White Protestant Nation: The Rise of the American Conservative Movement by Allan J. LichtmanGeneral Nonfiction2008
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals by Jane MayerGeneral Nonfiction2008
Sources by Devin JohnstonPoetry2008
The Landscapist: Selected Poems by Pierre MartoryPoetry2008
Human Dark with Sugar by Brenda ShaughnessyPoetry2008
Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in Its Disaster Zone by Joshua ClarkAutobiography/Memoir2007
The Journal of Joyce Carol Oates 1973-1982 by Joyce Carol OatesAutobiography/Memoir2007
Writing in an Age of Silence by Sara ParetskyAutobiography/Memoir2007
A Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption, and Death in Putin's Russia by Anna PolitkovskayaAutobiography/Memoir2007
Edith Wharton by Hermione LeeBiography2007
Ralph Ellison: A Biography by Arnold RampersadBiography2007
A Life of Picasso, Volume 3: 1917-1932 by John RichardsonBiography2007
Thomas Hardy by Claire TomalinBiography2007
Twenty-eight Artists and Two Saints: Essays by Joan AcocellaCriticism2007
Once Upon a Quinceanera: Coming of Age in the USA by Julia AlvarezCriticism2007
The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America by Susan FaludiCriticism2007
Coltrane: The Story of a Sound by Ben RatliffCriticism2007
Sacred Games by Vikram ChandraFiction2007
In the Country of Men by Hisham MatarFiction2007
The Gravedigger's Daughter by Joyce Carol OatesFiction2007
The Shadow Catcher by Marianne WigginsFiction2007
American transcendentalism by Philip F. GuraNonfiction2007
What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America, 1815-1848 by Daniel Walker HoweNonfiction2007
Legacy of Ashes: The History of the CIA by Tim WeinerNonfiction2007
The World Without Us by Alan WeismanNonfiction2007
Modern Life: Poems (Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award) by Matthea HarveyPoetry2007
Sleeping and Waking by Michael O'BrienPoetry2007
Ballad of Jamie Allan by Tom PickardPoetry2007
New Poems by Tadeusz RóżewiczPoetry2007
The Afterlife by Donald AntrimAutobiography/Memoir2006
Fun Home: A Family Tragicomic by Alison BechdelAutobiography/Memoir2006
Strange Piece of Paradise by Terri JentzAutobiography/Memoir2006
Stuart: A Life Backwards by Alexander MastersAutobiography/Memoir2006
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher by Debby ApplegateBiography2006
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 by Taylor BranchBiography2006
Flaubert: A Biography by Frederick BrownBiography2006
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler by Jason RobertsBiography2006
While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within by Bruce BawerCriticism2006
Follies of the Wise by Frederick CrewsCriticism2006
Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon by Daniel C. DennettCriticism2006
On Looking: Essays by Lia PurpuraCriticism2006
Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieFiction2006
What Is the What by Dave EggersFiction2006
The Lay of the Land by Richard FordFiction2006
The Occupation: War and Resistance in Iraq by Patrick CockburnGeneral Nonfiction2006
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade by Ann FesslerGeneral Nonfiction2006
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals by Michael PollanGeneral Nonfiction2006
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East by Sandy TolanGeneral Nonfiction2006
My Brother is Getting Arrested Again by Daisy FriedPoetry2006
Poems (1945-1971) by Miltos SachtourisPoetry2006
Ooga-Booga: Poems by Frederick SeidelPoetry2006
Not for Specialists: New and Selected Poems by W. D. SnodgrassPoetry2006
The Road by Cormac McCarthy2006
The Year of Magical Thinking by Joan DidionAutobiography/Memoir2005
Fat Girl: A True Story by Judith MooreAutobiography/Memoir2005
Istanbul: Memories and the City by Orhan PamukAutobiography/Memoir2005
Two Lives by Vikram SethAutobiography/Memoir2005
Lee Miller: A Life by Carolyn BurkeBiography2005
Like A Fiery Elephant: The Story of B.S. Johnson by Jonathan CoeBiography2005
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln by Doris Kearns GoodwinBiography2005
Mark Twain: A Life by Ron PowersBiography2005
Gather At The River: Notes From The Post-millennial South by Hal CrowtherCriticism2005
Unnatural Wonders: Essays from the Gap Between Art and Life by Arthur C. DantoCriticism2005
Still Looking: Essays on American Art by John UpdikeCriticism2005
What Happened Here: Bush Chronicles by Eliot WeinbergerCriticism2005
Veronica by Mary GaitskillFiction2005
Never Let Me Go by Kazuo IshiguroFiction2005
Small Island by Andrea LevyFiction2005
Europe Central by William T. VollmannFiction2005
The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East by Robert FiskGeneral Nonfiction2005
Eating Stone: Imagination and the Loss of the Wild by Ellen MeloyGeneral Nonfiction2005
Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees by Caroline MooreheadGeneral Nonfiction2005
Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War by Anthony ShadidGeneral Nonfiction2005
The Shout: Selected Poems by Simon ArmitagePoetry2005
Bent To The Earth by Blas Manuel De LunaPoetry2005
Crush by Richard SikenPoetry2005
The Incentive of the Maggot by Ron SlatePoetry2005
Alexander Hamilton by Ron ChernowBiography2004
Chronicles: Volume One by Bob DylanBiography2004
Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart by John GuyBiography2004
Paper Trail: Selected Prose, 1965-2003 by Richard HowardCriticism2004
Strangers: Homosexual Love in the Nineteenth Century by Graham RobbCriticism2004
Sontag and Kael: Opposites Attract Me by Craig SeligmanCriticism2004
The Irresponsible Self: On Laughter and the Novel by James WoodCriticism2004
The Dew Breaker by Edwidge DanticatFiction2004
The Line of Beauty by Alan HollinghurstFiction2004
Cloud Atlas by David MitchellFiction2004
The Plot Against America by Philip RothFiction2004
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age by Kevin BoyleGeneral Nonfiction2004
Blue Blood by Edward ConlonGeneral Nonfiction2004
The Working Poor: Invisible in America by David K. ShiplerGeneral Nonfiction2004
Blood Done Sign My Name by Timothy B. TysonGeneral Nonfiction2004
The Orchard by Brigit Pegeen KellyPoetry2004
Cocktails: Poems by D.A. PowellPoetry2004
Interglacial: New and Selected Poems & Aphorisms by James RichardsonPoetry2004
Danger on Peaks by Gary SnyderPoetry2004
A Tragic Honesty by Blake BaileyBiography2003
The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage by Paul ElieBiography2003
Jonathan Edwards: A Life by George M. MarsdenBiography2003
Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake by Carol Loeb ShlossBiography2003
Gritos: Essays by Dagoberto GilbCriticism2003
31 Songs by Nick HornbyCriticism2003
Michelangelo and the Pope's Ceiling by Ross KingCriticism2003
Regarding the Pain of Others by Susan SontagCriticism2003
Brick Lane by Monica AliFiction2003
A Distant Shore by Caryl PhillipsFiction2003
The Time of Our Singing by Richard PowersFiction2003
Old School by Tobias WolffFiction2003
The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty by Caroline AlexanderGeneral Nonfiction2003
Gulag: A History by Anne ApplebaumGeneral Nonfiction2003
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx by Adrian Nicole LeBlancGeneral Nonfiction2003
Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means {abridged} by William T. VollmannGeneral Nonfiction2003
Blue Hour: Poems by Carolyn ForchéPoetry2003
What Narcissism Means to Me: Poems by Tony HoaglandPoetry2003
Sept pierres pour la femme adultère by Vénus Khoury-GhataPoetry2003
Granted by Mary SzybistPoetry2003
Master of the Senate by Robert A. CaroBiography/Autobiography2002
The Last American Man by Elizabeth GilbertBiography/Autobiography2002
Benjamin Franklin by Edmund S. MorganBiography/Autobiography2002
Will You Miss Me When I'm Gone? The Carter Family and Their Legacy in American Music by Mark ZwonitzerBiography/Autobiography2002
Bright Earth: Art and the Invention of Color by Philip BallCriticism2002
Old Man Goya by Julia BlackburnCriticism2002
Reviewery by Christopher RicksCriticism2002
Piano Notes: The World of the Pianist by Charles RosenCriticism2002
Middlesex by Jeffrey EugenidesFiction2002
Nowhere Man: The Pronek Fantasies by Aleksandar HemonFiction2002
Roscoe by William KennedyFiction2002
The Darts of Cupid: Stories by Edith TempletonFiction2002
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning by Chris HedgesGeneral Nonfiction2002
American Ground by William LangewiescheGeneral Nonfiction2002
Brown: The Last Discovery of America by Richard RodriguezGeneral Nonfiction2002
Edison's Eve: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life by Gaby WoodGeneral Nonfiction2002
Leaving Saturn: Poems by Major JacksonPoetry2002
Sleeping with the Dictionary by Harryette MullenPoetry2002
The Unswept Room by Sharon OldsPoetry2002
Without End: New and Selected Poems by Adam ZagajewskiPoetry2002
Borrowed Finery by Paula FoxBiography/Autobiography2001
Positively 4th Street: The Lives and Times of Joan Baez, Bob Dylan, Mimi Baez Farina and Richard Farina by David HajduBiography/Autobiography2001
Milking the Moon: A Southerner's Story of Life on This Planet by Eugene WalterBiography/Autobiography2001
The Scarlet Professor: Newton Arvin: A Literary Life Shattered by Scandal by Barry WerthBiography/Autobiography2001
Marginalia by H.J. JacksonCriticism2001
De/Compositions by W. D. SnodgrassCriticism2001
As Eve Said to the Serpent: On Landscape, Gender, and Art by Rebecca SolnitCriticism2001
Ill Nature by Joy WilliamsCriticism2001
Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage: Stories by Alice MunroFiction2001
Bel Canto by Ann PatchettFiction2001
John Henry Days by Colson WhiteheadFiction2001
The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care by Nina BernsteinGeneral Nonfiction2001
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland by Jan T. GrossGeneral Nonfiction2001
Seabiscuit: An American Legend by Laura HillenbrandGeneral Nonfiction2001
The Brother: The Untold Story of the Rosenberg Case by Sam RobertsGeneral Nonfiction2001
The Seven Ages by Louise GlückPoetry2001
Insomnia Diary by Bob HicokPoetry2001
Given Sugar, Given Salt: Poems by Jane HirshfieldPoetry2001
A Treatise on Poetry by Czesław MiłoszPoetry2001
The Corrections by Jonathan Franzen2001
The Monk in the Garden: The Lost and Found Genius of Gregor Mendel, the Father of Genetics by Robin Marantz HenigBiography/Autobiography2000
I Will Bear Witness: A Diary of the Nazi Years 1933-1941 by Victor KlempererBiography/Autobiography2000
The Chief: the Life of William Randolph Hearst by David NasawBiography/Autobiography2000
Marcel Proust by Jean-Yves TadiéBiography/Autobiography2000
From Dawn to Decadence: 500 Years of Western Cultural Life—1500 to the Present by Jacques BarzunCriticism2000
Passionate Minds: Women Rewriting the World by Claudia Roth PierpontCriticism2000
Critical Entertainments: Music Old and New by Charles RosenCriticism2000
A Poetry of Two Minds (The Life of Poetry) by Sherod SantosCriticism2000
A Blind Man Can See How Much I Love You by Amy BloomFiction2000
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael ChabonFiction2000
Assorted Fire Events: Stories by David MeansFiction2000
Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 by Fred AndersonGeneral Nonfiction2000
Way Out There In the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War by Frances FitzGeraldGeneral Nonfiction2000
Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health by Laurie GarrettGeneral Nonfiction2000
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach by Alice KaplanGeneral Nonfiction2000
Men in the Off Hours by Anne CarsonPoetry2000
The Ledge: Poems by Michael CollierPoetry2000
Talking Dirty to the Gods: Poems by Yusef KomunyakaaPoetry2000
Ultima Thule by Davis McCombsPoetry2000
Coleridge: Darker Reflections, 1804-1834 by Richard HolmesBiography/Autobiography1999
Morgan: American Financier by Jean StrouseBiography/Autobiography1999
Secrets of the Flesh: A Life of Colette by Judith ThurmanBiography/Autobiography1999
The Trust: The Private and Powerful Family Behind the New York Times by Susan E. TifftBiography/Autobiography1999
Film Follies: The Cinema Out of Order by Stuart KlawansCriticism1999
Reputations of the Tongue: On Poets and Poetry by William LoganCriticism1999
Lives of the Poets by Michael SchmidtCriticism1999
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Richard Milhous Nixon: The Rise of an American Politician by Roger MorrisBiography/Autobiography1989
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America's Rome, Volume 1: Classical Rome by William L. VanceCriticism1989
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Three scientists and their gods by Robert WrightBiography/Autobiography1988
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Private Domain: An Autobiography by Paul TaylorBiography/Autobiography1987
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Every Force Evolves a Form by Guy DavenportCriticism1987
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The Collected Prose by Robert LowellCriticism1987
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The Genius of the People by Charles L. MeeGeneral Nonfiction1987
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April Galleons: Poems by John AshberyPoetry1987
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Happy Hour (Phoenix Poets Series) by Alan ShapiroPoetry1987
In Other Words: Poems by May SwensonPoetry1987
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English Criticism, 1900-1950 by Rene WellekCriticism1986
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All of Us Here (Poets, Penguin) by Irving FeldmanPoetry1986
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The Key to the City (Phoenix Poets Series) by Anne WintersPoetry1986
Brigham Young: American Moses by Leonard J. ArringtonBiography/Autobiography1985
Louise Bogan: A Portrait by Elizabeth FrankBiography/Autobiography1985
Wisconsin Death Trip by Michael LesyBiography/Autobiography1985
Giacometti: A Biography by James LordBiography/Autobiography1985
Hard Facts: Setting and Form in the American Novel by Philip FisherCriticism1985
Occasional Prose: Essays by Mary McCarthyCriticism1985
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The Innocent Eye: On Modern Literature and the Arts by Roger ShattuckCriticism1984
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Thomas Carlyle: A Biography by Fred KaplanBiography/Autobiography1983
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America Revised by Frances FitzGeraldCriticism1979
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The World Within the Word: Essays by William H. GassCriticism1978
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Lucky Life (Classic Contemporary) by Gerald SternPoetry1977
Letters of E. B. White by E. B. WhiteBiography & Autobiography1976
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The Names of the Lost: Poems by Philip LevinePoetry1976
The gates : poems by Muriel RukeyserPoetry1976
Searching for the Ox by Louis SimpsonPoetry1976
The Mind-Reader by Richard WilburPoetry1976

No Stage 3

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The National Book Critics Circle, founded in 1974, is a non-profit organization consisting of more than 900 active book reviewers who are interested in honoring quality writing and communicating with one another about common concerns... The centerpiece of NBCC activities is the annual awards for the best book in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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The National Book Critics Circle, founded in 1974, is a non-profit organization consisting of more than 900 active book reviewers who are interested in honoring quality writing and communicating with one another about common concerns... The centerpiece of NBCC activities is the annual awards for the best book in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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