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Bekroonde boeken | National Book Critics Circle Award

Land: Verenigde Staten | Soort: jury | Sinds: 1975

De National Book Critics Circle Award voor Engelstalige boeken wordt elk jaar uitgereikt door de National Book Critics Circle (NBCC). De belangrijkste prijzen zijn: fictie, non-fictie, poëzie, memoires/autobiografie, biografie en kritiek (criticism). Zowel nieuw verschenen boeken als vertalingen, korte verhalen en essay-bundels dingen mee. Herdrukken en pocket-uitgaven daarentegen niet. De NBCC-leden verkiezen 24 personen om de boeken te nomineren en te jureren.

Fictie

2017 - Joan Sliber - Improvement
2016 - Louise Erdrich - LaRose
2015 - Paul Beatty - The Sellout
2014 - Marilynne Robinson - Lila
2013 - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie - Americanah
2012 - Ben Fountain - Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk
2011 - Edith Pearlman - Binocular Vision: New and Selected Stories
2010 - Jennifer Egan - A Visit from the Goon Squad
2009 - Hilary Mantel - Wolf Hall
2008 - Roberto Bolaño - 2666
2007 - Junot Diaz - The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao
2006 - Kiran Desai - The Inheritance of Loss
2005 - E.L. Doctorow - The March
2004 - Marilynne Robinson - Gilead
2003 - Edward P. Jones - The Known World
2002 - Ian McEwan - Atonement
2001 - W.G. Sebald - Austerlitz
2000 - Jim Crace - Being Dead
1999 - Jonathan Lethem - Motherless Brooklyn
1998 - Alice Munro - The Love of a Good Woman
1997 - Penelope Fitzgerald - The Blue Flower
1996 - Gina Berriault - Women in Their Beds
1995 - Stanley Elkin - Mrs. Ted Bliss
1994 - Carol Shields - The Stone Diaries
1993 - Ernest J. Gaines - A Lesson Before Dying
1992 - Cormac McCarthy - All the Pretty Horses
1991 - Jane Smiley - A Thousand Acres
1990 - John Updike - Rabbit at Rest
1989 - E.L. Doctorow - Billy Bathgate
1988 - Bharati Mukherjee - The Middleman and Other Stories
1987 - Philip Roth - The Counterlife
1986 - Reynolds Price - Kate Vaiden
1985 - Anne Tyler - The Accidental Tourist
1984 - Louise Erdrich - Love Medicine
1983 - William Kennedy - Ironweed
1982 - Stanley Elkin - George Mills
1981 - John Updike - Rabbit Is Rich
1980 - Shirley Hazzard - The Transit of Venus
1979 - Thomas Flanagan - The Year of the French
1978 - John Cheever - The Stories of John Cheever
1977 - Toni Morrison - Song of Solomon
1976 - John Gardner - October Light
1975 - E.L. Doctorow - Ragtime

Non-fictie

2017 - Frances Fitzgerald - The Evangelicals: The Struggle to Shape America
2016 - Matthew Desmond - Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City
2015 - Sam Quinones - Dreamland: The True Story of America's Opiate Epidemic
2014 - David Brion Davis - The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation
2013 - Sheri Fink - Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
2012 - Andrew Solomon - Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
2011 - Maya Jasanoff - Liberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
2010 - Isabel Wilkerson - The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
2009 - Richard Holmes - The Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
2008 - Dexter Filkins - The Forever War
2007 - Harriet A. Washington - Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans From Colonial Times to the Present
2006 - Simon Schama - Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution
2005 - Svetlana Alexievich - Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
2004 - Diarmaid MacCulloch - The Reformation: A History
2003 - Paul Hendrickson - Sons of Mississippi
2002 - Samantha Power - A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
2001 - Nicholson Baker - Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
2000 - Ted Conover - Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing
1999 - Jonathan Weiner - Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior
1998 - Philip Gourevitch - We Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
1997 - Anne Fadiman - The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
1996 - Jonathan Raban - Bad Land: An American Romance
1995 - Jonathan Harr - A Civil Action
1994 - Lynn H. Nicholas - The Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
1993 - Alan Lomax - The Land Where the Blues Began
1992 - Norman Maclean - Young Men and Fire
1991 - Susan Faludi - Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women
1990 - Shelby Steele - The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America
1989 - Michael Dorris - The Broken Cord
1988 - Taylor Branch - Parting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954–63
1987 - Richard Rhodes - The Making of the Atomic Bomb
1986 - John W. Dower - War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War
1985 - J. Anthony Lukas - Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families
1984 - Freeman Dyson - Weapons and Hope
1983 - Seymour M. Hersh - The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House
1982 - Robert Caro - The Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
1981 - Stephen Jay - GouldThe Mismeasure of Man
1980 - Ronald Steel - Walter Lippmann and the American Century
1979 - Telford Taylor - Munich: The Price of Peace
1978 - Maureen Howard - Facts of Life
1977 - Walter Jackson Bate - Samuel Johnson
1976 - Maxine Hong Kingston - The Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts
1975 - R. W. B. Lewis - Edith Wharton: A Biography