The National Book Critics Circle, an organization of 750 American book critics and editors, announced its annual book awards in New York this week.
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
The War Against Clichè: Essays and Reviews, 1971-2000
(Ohio State University Press)
Boswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr. Johnson
(Farrar Straus & Giroux)
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD
Jason Epstein, cofounder of the Library of America and the New York Review of Books
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