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:

2022 winners

Autobiography / Memoir
Stay true: A memoir Hua Hsu

Bliss Montage: Stories Ling Ma

General Non-Fiction
The Method: How the twentieth century learned to act Isaac Butler

G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century Beverly Gage

Free Indirect: The Novel in a Postfictional Age Timothy Bewes

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