2007 National Book Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Fiction: The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, Junot Díaz (Riverhead)
General Nonfiction: Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present, Harriet Washington (Doubleday)
Biography: Stanley, the Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer, by Tim Jeal (Yale University Press)
Autobiography: Brother, I'm Dying, Edwidge Danticat (Knopf)
Poetry: Elegy, Mary Jo Bang (Graywolf)
Criticism: The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, Alex Ross (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)
Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award: Emilie Buchwald, writer, editor, and founding publisher of Milkweed Editions in Minneapolis
Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing: Sam Anderson, a contributor to New York magazine

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