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Tuesday, January 19, 2016

National Book Critics Circle Awards Finalists

Nbcc-logo.pngYesterday, the National Book Critics Circle Awards finalists for the outstanding books of 2015 were announced.  The Awards are a set of annual American literary awards by the National Book Critics Circle to promote "the finest books published in English."  These are the fiction finalists:

Paul Beatty’s The Sellout
Lauren Groff’s Fates and Furies
Valeria Luiselli’s The Story of My Teeth
Anthony Marra’s The Tsar of Love and Techno
Ottessa Moshfeg’s Eileen

If you are interested in the finalists in the other five categories (Nonfiction, Poetry, Memoir/Autobiography, Biography, and Criticism), check out this website:  http://bookcritics.org/blog/archive/nbcc-awards-finalists-balakian-sandrof-john-leonard-award-winners.  This site also gives all the winners in previous years.

Winners for 2015 will be announced on Thursday, March 17, 2016.