Book Awards » National Book Critics Circle Award - Memoir / Autobiography

Categories: General Nonfiction, Literary Fiction, Memoir / Autobiography, Biography, Criticism, Poetry, Autobiography / Biography
The National Book Critics Circle, founded in 1974, is a nonprofit organization consisting of more than 600 active book reviewers from all over the country who are interested in honoring quality writing and communicating with one another about common concerns. Each year in March, they present awards to the best books published in English in six categories: Fiction, General Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, and Criticism. *In 2005 the category Autobiography/Biography was separated into Memoir/Autobiography and Biography.

2014

Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir
Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?: A Memoir
Author: Roz Chast
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.
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2013

Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti
Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter from Haiti
Author: Amy Wilentz
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2012

Swimming Studies
Swimming Studies
Author: Leanne Shapton
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2011

The Memory Palace
The Memory Palace
Author: Mira Bartok
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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2010

Half a Life
Half a Life
Author: Darin Strauss
  • Currently 3.1/5 Stars.
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2009

Somewhere Towards the End
Somewhere Towards the End
Author: Diana Athill
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.
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2008

My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for his Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq
My Father's Paradise: A Son's Search for his Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq
Author: Ariel Sabar
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
 6


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2007

Brother, I'm Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
Brother, I'm Dying (Vintage Contemporaries)
Author: Edwidge Danticat
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.
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Other Versions: Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD, Audio Cassette (Unabridged)

2006

The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million
The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million
Author: Daniel Mendelsohn, Matt Mendelsohn (Photographer)
  • Currently 4.5/5 Stars.
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2005

Them: A Memoir of Parents
Them: A Memoir of Parents
Author: Francine du Plessix Gray
  • Currently 3.4/5 Stars.
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