And the award goes to ...
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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