The 2010 finalists for the National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced last week (you can find more information here). The awards are presented in 6 different categories: Fiction, Biography, Autobiography, Criticism, Nonfiction, and Poetry. If you’re looking for something new to read you might want to check some of these finalists out – you’ve probably heard of a few of them and we happen to have some here at the library!
- Freedom by Jonathan Franzen (nominated for Fiction)
- How To Live, Or A Life of Montaigne by Sarah Bakewell (nominated for Biography)
- Just Kids by Patti Smith (nominated for Autobiography)
- Empire of the Summer Moon: Quanah Parker and the Rise and Fall of the Comanches, the Most Powerful Indian Tribe in American History by S.C. Gwynne (nominated for Nonfiction)
- The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration by Isabel Wilkerson (nominated for Nonfiction)
- The Eternal City by Kathleen Graber (nominated for Poetry)
If you see something you’re interested in that we don’t have, don’t forget to check and see if it’s available through MOBIUS