National Book Critics Circle AwardBiography

Given by National Book Critics Circle

Outros Nomes: John Leonard Award (Inglês), National Book Critics Circle Award finalist (Inglês)
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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 mostrar mais with one another about common concerns... The centerpiece of NBCC activities is the annual awards for the best book in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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Stages:
Todos, Winner (276), Finalist (1,264)
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Anos:
Todos, 2023 (5), 2022 (5), 2021 (5), 2020 (3), 2019 (5), 2018 (5), 2017 (5), 2016 (5), 2015 (5), 2014 (5), 2013 (5), 2012 (4), 2011 (6), 2010 (5), 2009 (5), 2008 (5), 2007 (5), 2006 (5), 2005 (5), 2004 (3), 2003 (4), 1990 (1)
Announced:
Março 21: Winner2023 Recente
Janeiro 25: Finalist2023 Recente

Winner 20

ObraAno
Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage por Jonny Steinberg2023
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century por Beverly Gage2022
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler por Rebecca Donner2021
Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World por Amy Stanley2020
The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth por Josh Levin2019
Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous por Christopher Bonanos2018
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder por Caroline Fraser2017
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life por Ruth Franklin2016
Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley por Charlotte Gordon2015
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh por John Lahr2014
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World por Leo Damrosch2013
The Passage of Power por Robert A. Caro2012
George F. Kennan: An American Life por John Lewis Gaddis2011
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer por Sarah Bakewell2010
Cheever: A Life por Blake Bailey2009
The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul por Patrick French2008
Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer por Tim Jeal2007
James Tiptree Jr: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon por Julie Phillips2006
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer por Kai Bird2005
Means of Ascent por Robert A. Caro1990

Finalist 101

ObraAno
Winnie and Nelson: Portrait of a Marriage por Jonny Steinberg2023
King: A Life por Jonathan Eig2023
The Life and Times of Hannah Crafts por Gregg Hecimovich2023
Daughter of the Dragon: Anna May Wong's Rendezvous with American History por Yunte Huang2023
Betty Friedan: Magnificent Disrupter (Jewish Lives) por Rachel Shteir2023
G-Man: J. Edgar Hoover and the Making of the American Century por Beverly Gage2022
The Grimkes: The Legacy of Slavery in an American Family por Kerri K. Greenidge2022
Mr. B: George Balanchine's 20th Century por Jennifer Homans2022
Metaphysical Animals: How Four Women Brought Philosophy Back to Life por Clare Mac Cumhaill2022
Up from the Depths: Herman Melville, Lewis Mumford, and Rediscovery in Dark Times por Professor Aaron Sachs2022
All the Frequent Troubles of Our Days: The True Story of the American Woman at the Heart of the German Resistance to Hitler por Rebecca Donner2021
Clairvoyant of the Small: The Life of Robert Walser por Susan Bernofsky2021
Until I Am Free: Fannie Lou Hamer's Enduring Message to America por Keisha N. Blain2021
Mike Nichols: A Life por Mark Harris2021
Fierce Poise: Helen Frankenthaler and 1950s New York por Alexander Nemerov2021
Stranger in the Shogun's City: A Japanese Woman and Her World por Amy Stanley2020
The Price of Peace: Money, Democracy, and the Life of John Maynard Keynes por Zachary D. Carter2020
Red Comet: The Short Life and Blazing Art of Sylvia Plath por Heather Clark2020
The Queen: The Forgotten Life Behind an American Myth por Josh Levin2019
Gods of the Upper Air: How a Circle of Renegade Anthropologists Reinvented Race, Sex, and Gender in the Twentieth Century por Charles King2019
L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon, the Celebrated "Female Byron" por Lucasta Miller2019
Our Man: Richard Holbrooke and the End of the American Century por George Packer2019
A Woman of No Importance: The Untold Story of the American Spy Who Helped Win World War II por Sonia Purnell2019
Flash: The Making of Weegee the Famous por Christopher Bonanos2018
Ninety-Nine Glimpses of Princess Margaret por Craig Brown2018
Inseparable: The Original Siamese Twins and Their Rendezvous with American History por Yunte Huang2018
The Man in the Glass House: Philip Johnson, Architect of the Modern Century por Mark Lamster2018
The Big Fella: Babe Ruth and the World He Created por Jane Leavy2018
Prairie Fires: The American Dreams of Laura Ingalls Wilder por Caroline Fraser2017
The Invention of Angela Carter : A Biography por Edmund Gordon2017
The Kelloggs: The Battling Brothers of Battle Creek por Howard Markel2017
Gorbachev: His Life and Times por William Taubman2017
Hoover: An Extraordinary Life in Extraordinary Times por Kenneth Whyte2017
Shirley Jackson: A Rather Haunted Life por Ruth Franklin2016
Moscow Nights: The Van Cliburn Story-How One Man and His Piano Transformed the Cold War por Nigel Cliff2016
Black Elk: The Life of an American Visionary por Joe Jackson2016
Krazy: George Herriman, a Life in Black and White por Michael Tisserand2016
Guilty thing: a life of Thomas De Quincey por Frances Wilson2016
Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Her Daughter Mary Shelley por Charlotte Gordon2015
Fortune's Fool (Author Unknown) por Terry Alford2015
Custer's Trials: A Life on the Frontier of a New America por T. J. Stiles2015
Stalin's Daughter: The Extraordinary and Tumultuous Life of Svetlana Alliluyeva por Rosemary Sullivan2015
Dietrich & Riefenstahl: Hollywood, Berlin, and a Century in Two Lives por Karin Wieland2015
Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh por John Lahr2014
William Wells Brown: An African American Life por Ezra Greenspan2014
Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson por S. C. Gwynne2014
"Literchoor Is My Beat": A Life of James Laughlin, Publisher of New Directions por Ian S. MacNiven2014
The Crusades of Cesar Chavez: A Biography por Miriam Pawel2014
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World por Leo Damrosch2013
Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East por Scott Anderson2013
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven por John Eliot Gardiner2013
Holding On Upside Down: The Life And Work of Marianne Moore por Linda Leavell2013
Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kis por Mark Thompson2013
The Passage of Power por Robert A. Caro2012
All We Know: Three Lives por Lisa Cohen2012
Portrait of a Novel: Henry James and the Making of an American Masterpiece por Michael Gorra2012
Robert Duncan: The Ambassador from Venus por Lisa Jarnot2012
George F. Kennan: An American Life por John Lewis Gaddis2011
Love and Capital por Mary Gabriel2011
Hemingway's Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934-1961 por Paul Hendrickson2011
Malcolm X: A Life of Reinvention por Manning Marable2011
The Black Count: Napoleon's Rival and the Real Count of Monte Cristo, Alexandre Dumas por Tom Reiss2011
Deng Xiaoping and the Transformation of China por Ezra F. Vogel2011
How to Live: Or A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty Attempts at an Answer por Sarah Bakewell2010
The Secret Lives of Somerset Maugham: A Biography por Selina Hastings2010
Charlie Chan: The Untold Story of the Honorable Detective and His Rendezvous with American History por Yunte Huang2010
The Killing of Crazy Horse por Thomas Powers2010
Simon Wiesenthal: The Life and Legends por Tom Segev2010
Cheever: A Life por Blake Bailey2009
Flannery: A Life of Flannery O'Connor por Brad Gooch2009
Why This World: A Biography of Clarice Lispector por Benjamin Moser2009
Bitter Spring: A Life of Ignazio Silone por Stanislao G. Pugliese2009
Passing Strange por Martha A. Sandweiss2009
The World Is What It Is: The Authorized Biography of V. S. Naipaul por Patrick French2008
The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in the American Century por Steve Coll2008
Ida: A Sword Among Lions por Paula J. Giddings2008
The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family por Annette Gordon-Reed2008
White Heat por Brenda Wineapple2008
Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer por Tim Jeal2007
Edith Wharton por Hermione Lee2007
Ralph Ellison: A Biography por Arnold Rampersad2007
A Life of Picasso, Volume 3: 1917-1932 por John Richardson2007
Thomas Hardy por Claire Tomalin2007
James Tiptree Jr: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon por Julie Phillips2006
The Most Famous Man in America: The Biography of Henry Ward Beecher por Debby Applegate2006
At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years, 1965-68 por Taylor Branch2006
Flaubert: A Biography por Frederick Brown2006
A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History's Greatest Traveler por Jason Roberts2006
American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer por Kai Bird2005
Lee Miller: A Life por Carolyn Burke2005
Like A Fiery Elephant: The Story of B.S. Johnson por Jonathan Coe2005
Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln por Doris Kearns Goodwin2005
Mark Twain: A Life por Ron Powers2005
Alexander Hamilton por Ron Chernow2004
Chronicles: Volume One por Bob Dylan2004
Queen of Scots: The True Life of Mary Stuart por John Guy2004
A Tragic Honesty por Blake Bailey2003
The Life You Save May Be Your Own: An American Pilgrimage por Paul Elie2003
Jonathan Edwards: A Life por George M. Marsden2003
Lucia Joyce: To Dance in the Wake por Carol Loeb Shloss2003
Means of Ascent por Robert A. Caro1990

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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... The centerpiece of NBCC activities is the annual awards for the best book in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Website

Finalists

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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... The centerpiece of NBCC activities is the annual awards for the best book in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

Website

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