National Book Critics Circle Awards

The National Book Critics Circle presented its annual awards on March 3, in New York:

Fiction: "The Known World," by Edward Jones (Amistad).

Nonfiction: "Sons of Mississippi," by Paul Henderickson (Alfred A. Knopf).

Criticism: "River of Shadows," by Rebecca Solnit (Viking).

Poetry: "Columbarium," by Susan Stewart (University of Chicago).

Biography: "Khrushchev," by William Taubman (W.W. Norton).

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