1999 National Book Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Fiction: Motherless Brooklyn, Jonathan Lethem (Doubleday)
General Nonfiction: Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior, Jonathan Weiner (Knopf)
Biography or Autobiography: The Hairston's: An American Family in Black and White, Henry Wiencek (St. Martin's Press)
Poetry: Ordinary Words, Ruth Stone (Consortium Book Sales & Dist.)
Criticism: Selection Non-Fictions, Jorge Luis Borges (Viking)

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