2002 National Book Critics Circle Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff
Fiction: Atonement, Ian McEwan (Nan A. Talese/Doubleday)
General Nonfiction: A Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide, Samantha Power (New Republic/Basic Books)
Biography or Autobiography: Charles Darwin: The Power of Place, Janet Browne (Alfred A. Knopf)
Poetry: Early Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest, B. H. Fairchild (W. W. Norton & Company)
Criticism: Tests of Time, William H. Gass (Alfred A. Knopf)
Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award: Richard Howard
Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing: Maureen N. McLane

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