National Book Critics Circle Book Awards Readings

Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards for the publishing year 2005 read from their works at an event held in the New School’s Tishman… read more

Finalists for the National Book Critics Circle awards for the publishing year 2005 read from their works at an event held in the New School’s Tishman Auditorium on the evening before the award ceremony. Some of the nominees read from their biography and nonfiction books. Grant Ditzler read for Ellen Meloy.

In the Biography Category Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin wrote American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Carolyn Burke wrote Lee Miller: A Life, published by Alfred A. Knopf. Doris Kearns Goodwin wrote Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln, published by Simon and Schuster. Ron Powers wrote Mark Twain: A Life, published by The Free Press.

In the General Nonfiction Category Ellen Meloy wrote Eating Stone: Imagination and the Loss of the Wild, published by Pantheon. Caroline Moorehead wrote Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees, published by Henry Holt. Anthony Shadid wrote Night Draws Near: Iraq’s People in the Shadow of America’s War, published by Henry Holt. close

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