2012 National Book Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Fiction: Billy Lynn's Long Halftime Walk, Ben Fountain (Ecco)
General Nonfiction: Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, Andrew Solomon (Scribner)
Biography: The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Robert A. Caro (Alfred A. Knopf)
Autobiography: Swimming Studies, Leanne Shapton (Blue Rider Press)
Poetry: Useless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys, D. A. Powell (Graywolf Press)
Criticism: Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights, Marina Warner (Belknap Press: Harvard University Press)
Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award: Sandra Gilbert and Susan Gubar
Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing: William Deresiewicz

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