2006 National Book Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Fiction: The Inheritance of Loss, Kiran Desai (Grove/Atlantic)
General Nonfiction: Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution, Simon Schama (Ecco)
Biography: James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon, Julie Phillips (St.Martin's Press)
Autobiography: The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million, Daniel Mendelsohn (HarperCollins)
Poetry: Tom Thomson in Purgatory, Troy Jollimore (Margie/Intuit House)
Criticism: Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences, Lawrence Weschler (McSweeney's)
Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award: John Leonard, a contributor to Harpers, The New York Review of Books, and The Nation
Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing: Steven G. Kellman, a contributor to The Texas Observer and the San Antonio Current

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