Friday, March 14, 2014

National Book Critics Circle Award Winners: 2014

Friday, March 14, 2014
The National Book Critics Circle have announced the list of award winners for publishing year 2013

Poetry
Frank Bidart, “Metaphysical Dog” (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
Criticism
Franco Moretti, “Distant Reading” (Verso)
Autobiography
Amy Wilentz, “Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti” (Simon & Schuster)
Biography
Leo Damrosch, “Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World” (Yale University Press)
Nonfiction
Sheri Fink, “Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital” (Crown)
Fiction
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, “Americanah” (Knopf)

I've been planning to read Americanah and Five Days at Memorial, so this doesn't really my forthcoming reading, but I love awards and award lists.  Because, somehow, my reading list isn't nearly long enough yet.

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