Video: NBCC 2014 Awards Ceremony

by admin | Mar-15-2015

The National Book Critics Circle Awards Ceremony for publishing year 2014 was held at The New School in New York, NY on March 12, 2015.


Video by Kevin Kino

In Order of Appearance

Welcome: Luis Jaramillo, Director, The New School Writing Program

Opening Remarks: Laurie Muchnick, President, National Book Critics Circle

John Leonard Prize: Phil Klay, Redeployment (Penguin Press), introduced by Carolyn Kellogg

Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing: Alexandra Schwartz, introduced by Gregg Barrios

Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award: Toni Morrison, introduced by Steven G. Kellman and Rita Dove 

Poetry: Claudia Rankine, Citizen: An American Lyric (Graywolf Press)

Criticism: Ellen Willis, The Essential Ellen Willis, edited by Nona Willis Aronowitz (University of Minnesota Press)

Autobiography: Roz Chast, Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant? (Bloomsbury)

Biography: John Lahr, Tennessee Williams: Mad Pilgrimage of the Flesh (W.W. Norton & Co.)

Nonfiction: David Brion Davis, The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation (Alfred A. Knopf)

Fiction: Marilynne Robinson, Lila (Farrar, Straus and Giroux)

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