National Book Critics Circle Award

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  1. Book ImageNight at the Fiestas: Stories

    Kirstin Valdez Quade

    Winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle John Leonard Prize

    "[A] sparkling debut collection…features dreamers and schemers whose lives pulsate with wild hopes, hard luck, stunning secrets, and saving grace." —ElleMore

  2. Book ImageSomewhere Towards the End: A Memoir

    Diana Athill

    Winner of the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Award in Autobiography and a New York Times bestseller: a prize-winning, critically acclaimed memoir on life and aging —“An honest joy to read” (Alice Munro).More

  3. Book ImageThe School Among the Ruins: Poems 2000-2004

    Adrienne Rich

    "Trust Rich, a clarion poet of conscience, to get the fractured timbre of the times just right."--Booklist, starred reviewMore

  4. Book ImageEarly Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest: Poems

    B. H. Fairchild

    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award.More

  5. Book ImageKhrushchev: The Man and His Era

    William Taubman

    Winner of the Pulitzer Prize
    Winner of the National Book Critics Circle AwardMore

  6. Book ImageA Coast of Trees

    A. R. Ammons

    This collection of shorter poems won the National Book Critics Circle Award in 1981.More

  7. Book ImageThe Mismeasure of Man

    Stephen Jay Gould

    Revised & Expanded

    The definitive refutation to the argument of The Bell Curve.More

  8. Book ImageThe Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France

    Robert Darnton

    Robert Darnton's work is one of the main reasons that cultural history has become an exciting study central to our understanding of the past.More