National Book Critics Circle Awards

Christchurch City Libraries lists literary prize winners and links to catalogue searches, but we may not hold copies of all titles mentioned.

The National Book Critics Circle (NBCC), founded in 1974, consists of nearly 600 active book critics, authors, literary bloggers, book publishing personnel, and student members.

The NBCC Awards honour the best literature published in the United States in a number of categories. We list the following:

2023 winners

Catalogue search for How to say BabylonCatalogue search for I am homeless if this is not my homeCatalogue search for We were once a familyCatalogue search for Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of A Marriage

Autobiography / Memoir
How to Say Babylon: A Memoir Safiya Sinclair

I Am Homeless if This Is Not My Home Lorrie Moore 

General Non-Fiction
We Were Once a Family: A Story of Love, Death, and Child Removal in America Roxanna Asgarian  

Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage Jonny Steinberg

Deadpan: The Aesthetics of Black Inexpression Tina Post

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