Posted on 03/13/2020 at 07:00 AM by Sadye Scott-Hainchek
The 2019 National Book Critics Circle Award winners were revealed last night at a ceremony in New York City.
The awards honor "the finest books published in English in six categories," which for this year are:
Fiction: Everything Inside, by Edwidge Danticat.
Nonfiction: Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland, by Patrick Radden Keefe.
Autobiography: Know My Name: A Memoir, by Chanel Miller.
Biography: The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth, by Josh Levin.
Poetry: Magical Negro, by Morgan Parker.
Criticism: Wayward Lives, Beautiful Experiments: Intimate Histories of Social Upheaval, by Saidiya Hartman.
Previous notable winners include Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie for Americanah and Anna Burns for Milkman; you can browse all past winners on the NBCC's website.
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