Literary Corner Cafe

Sunday, March 9, 2008

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

The winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards, presented on March 6th in New York City, are:

Fiction: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao by Junot Díaz

Nonfiction: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present by Harriet Washington

Autobiography: Brother, I'm Dying by Edwidge Danticat

Biography: Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer by Tim Jeal

Poetry: Elegy by Mary Jo Bang

Criticism: The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century by Alex Ross

Here at Literary Corner Cafe, we've only read the fiction, autobiography, and biography winners, but we can certainly recommend those to anyone.

Congratulations to all the winners.

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