NBCC Awards: The National Book Critics Circle awards honor the best literature published in English in six categories—autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Announced in March, check out some of the winners for the 2010 publishing year:

Fiction Jennifer EganA Visit from the Goon Squad

BiographySarah Bakewell, How To Live: Or, A Life of Montaigne in One Question and Twenty         Attempts at an Answer

AutobiographyDarin StraussHalf a Life

Poetry –  C. D. Wright’s One with Others: [a little book of her days]

Non-FictionIsabel WilkersonThe Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration

Criticism – Clare Cavanagh, Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West

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