The winners of the National Book Critics Circle awards have been announced:
- Fiction: Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell.
- Nonfiction: Island on Fire: The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire by Tom Zoellner
- Biography: Stranger in the Shogun’s City: A Japanese Woman and Her World by Amy Stanley
- Autobiography: Minor Feelings: An Asian American Reckoning by Cathy Park Hong
- Poetry: Here Is The Sweet Hand by francine j. harris
- Criticism: Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration by Nicole Fleetwood
- The John Leonard First Book Prize: Luster a novel by Raven Leilani
- The Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing: New Republic culture writer Jo Livingstone
- The Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award: The Feminist Press
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