Each year, the National Book Critics Circle presents awards for the finest books published in English in six categories: Fiction, Nonfiction, Biography, Autobiography, Poetry, and Criticism.
1975 Winners & Finalists
- Fiction: E.L. Doctorow, Ragtime
- General Nonfiction: R.W.B. Lewis, Edith Wharton: A Biography (Harper & Row)
- Poetry: John Ashbery, Self-Portrait in a Convex Mirror (Viking)
- Criticism: Paul Fussell, The Great War and Modern Memory (Oxford University Press)