The National Book Critics Circle Award

Island on Fire- The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire
Stranger in the Shogun’s CityStranger in the Shogun’s City
Minor Feelings
Here Is The Sweet Hand
Marking Time

Critical Notes

By Michael Schaub

Members and friends, last Thursday, we announced the finalists for the 2021 National Book Critics Circle Awards! We’re proud of the books that we selected for our shortlists, and we

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Emerging Critics

Blue Tarpalachee

Blue Tarpalechee is Mvskoke (Creek) from Okmulgee, Oklahoma. He is a proud husband and father to ...Read More

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