NBCC Award Winners
The National Book Critics Circle announced the winners of its of its book awards for publishing year 2010 at the New School yesterday.
Jennifer Egan, A Visit from the Goon Squad (Knopf)
Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration (Random House)
Sarah Bakewell, How To Live: Or, A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer (Other Press)
Darin Strauss, Half a Life (McSweeney’s)
C. D. Wright, One with Others: [a little book of her days] (Copper Canyon)
Clare Cavanagh, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West (Yale University Press)
Congratulations to the winners.
(For a list of the nominees, see my earlier post).