National Book Critic Circles Award

The National Book Critics Circle, founded in 1974, is a non-profit organization consisting of more than 900 active book reviewers who are interested in honoring quality writing and communicating with one another about common concerns.

2012 Winners

Fiction

Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk by Ben Fountain

Non-Fiction

Far From the Tree by Andrew Solomon

Biography

The Passage of Power by Robert Caro

Autobiography

Swimming Studies by Leanne Shapton

Poetry

Useless Landscape by D.A. Powell

Criticism

Stranger Magic by Marina Warner

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