National Book Critics Circle Award

Le National Book Critics Circle Award est un prix annuel décerné par le National Book Critics Circle (NBCC), pour promouvoir les meilleurs livres et revues publiés en anglais.

Les prix se répartissent en six grandes catégories: romans et nouvelles, poésie, mémoires/autobiographie, biographie, et critique.

2008 finalistes et gagnants

Les lauréats 2008 ont été annoncés le (les noms des gagnants sont en gras)[1].

Fiction

Ouvrages généraux

  • Drew Gilpin Faust, This Republic of Suffering, (Knopf)
  • Dexter Filkins, The Forever War, (Knopf)
  • George C. Herring, From Colony to Superpower: US Foreign Relations Since 1776. (Oxford University Press)
  • Allan Lichtman, White Protestant Nation, (Atlantic)
  • Jane Mayer, The Dark Side, (Doubleday)

Autobiographie

  • Rick Bass, Why I Came West, (Houghton Mifflin)
  • Helene Cooper, The House on Sugar Beach, (Simon and Schuster)
  • Honor Moore, The Bishop’s Daughter, (W.W. Norton)
  • Andrew X. Pham, The Eaves of Heaven, (Harmony Books)
  • Ariel Sabar, My Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq, (Algonquin)

Biographie

  • Steve Coll, The Bin Ladens: An Arabian Family in an American Century, (Penguin Press)
  • Patrick French, The World is What it is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul, (Knopf)
  • Paul J. Giddings, Ida, A Sword Among Lions: Ida B. Wells and the Campaign Against Lynching, (Amistad)
  • Annette Gordon-Reed, The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family, (Norton)
  • Brenda Wineapple, White Heat: The Friendship of Emily Dickinson & Thomas Wentworth Higginson, (Knopf)

Poésie

  • Juan Felipe Herrera, Half the World in Light, (University of Arizona Press)[2]
  • Devin Johnston, Sources, (Turtle Point Press)
  • August Kleinzahler, Sleeping it Off in Rapid City, (Farrar, Straus, and Giroux)[2]
  • Pierre Martony (trans. John Ashbery), The Landscapist, (Sheep Meadow Press)
  • Brenda Shaughnessy, Human Dark with Sugar, (Copper Canyon Press)

Critique

  • Richard Brody, Everything is Cinema: The Working Life of Jean-Luc Godard, (Metropolitan Books)
  • Vivian Gornick, The Men in My Life. (Boston Review/MIT)
  • Joel L. Kraemer, Maimonides: The Life and World of One Of Civilization’s Greatest Minds, (Doubleday)
  • Seth Lerer, Children’s Literature: A Reader's History from Aesop to Harry Potter, (University of Chicago Press)
  • Reginald Shepard, Orpheus in the Bronx: Essays on Identity, Politics, and the Freedom of Poetry, (University of Michigan Press)

La Nona Balakian Citation d'excellence pour l'examen

  • Michael Antman
  • Ron Charles
  • Kathryn Harrison
  • Laila Lalami
  • Todd Shy

Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award

  • PEN American Center[3]

2007 finalistes et gagnants

En 2007, les lauréats (en gras) ont été annoncés le , 2008[4],[5].

Fiction

Ouvrages généraux

  • Philip Gura, American Transcendentalism (Hill & Wang)
  • Daniel Walker Howe, What Hath God Wrought: The Transformation of America 1815–1848 (Oxford University Press)
  • Harriet Washington, Medical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans from Colonial Times to the Present' (Doubleday)
  • Tim Weiner, Legacy of Ashes: A History of the CIA (Doubleday)
  • Alan Weisman, The World Without Us (Thomas Dunne BKs/St. Martin’s)

Autobiographie

  • Joshua Clark, Heart Like Water: Surviving Katrina and Life in Its Disaster Zone (Free Press)
  • Edwidge Danticat, Brother, I'm Dying (Knopf)
  • Joyce Carol Oates, The Journals of Joyce Carol Oates, 1973–1982 (Ecco)
  • Sara Paretsky, Writing in an Age of Silence (Verso)
  • Anna Politkovskaya, Russian Diary: A Journalist's Final Account of Life, Corruption and Death in Putin's Russia (Random House)

Biographie

  • Tim Jeal, Stanley: The Impossible Life of Africa’s Greatest Explorer (Yale University Press)
  • Hermione Lee, Edith Wharton (Knopf)
  • Arnold Rampersad, Ralph Ellison (Knopf)
  • John Richardson, A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917–1932 (Knopf)
  • Claire Tomalin, Thomas Hardy (Penguin Press)

Poésie

  • Mary Jo Bang, Elegy (Graywolf)
  • Matthea Harvey, Modern Life (Graywolf)
  • Michael O'Brien, Sleeping and Waking (Flood)
  • Tom Pickard, The Ballad of Jamie Allan (Flood)
  • Tadeusz Różewicz, New Poems (Archipelago)

Critiques

  • Joan Acocella, Twenty-Eight Artists and Two Saints (Pantheon)
  • Julia Alvarez, Once Upon a Quinceañera (Viking)
  • Susan Faludi, The Terror Dream (Metropolitan/Holt)
  • Ben Ratliff, Coltrane: The Story of a Sound (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)
  • Alex Ross, The Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century (Farrar, Straus & Giroux)

La Nona Balakian Citation d'excellence pour l'examen

Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award

  • Emilie Buchwald, écrivain, éditeur, fondateur et éditeur des Editions Asclépiade, à Minneapolis.

Fiction

2016Louise ErdrichLaRose
2015Paul BeattyMoi contre les États-Unis d'Amérique
2014Marilynne RobinsonLila
2013Chimamanda Ngozi AdichieAmericanah
2012Ben FountainUn jour dans la vie de Billy Lynn
2011Edith PearlmanBinocular Vision: New and Selected Stories
2010Jennifer EganQu'avons-nous fait de nos rêves ?
2009Hilary MantelDans l'ombre des Tudors
2008Roberto Bolaño2666
2007Junot DiazLa Brève et Merveilleuse Vie d'Oscar Wao
2006Kiran DesaiThe Inheritance of Loss
2005E. L. DoctorowLa Marche
2004Marilynne RobinsonGilead
2003Edward P. JonesLe Monde connu
2002Ian McEwanExpiation
2001W. G. SebaldAusterlitz
2000Jim CraceBeing Dead
1999Jonathan LethemMotherless Brooklyn
1998Alice MunroThe Love of a Good Woman
1997Penelope FitzgeraldThe Blue Flower
1996Gina BerriaultWomen in Their Beds
1995Stanley ElkinMrs. Ted Bliss
1994Carol ShieldsThe Stone Diaries
1993Ernest J. GainesDites-leur que je suis un homme
1992Cormac McCarthyDe si jolis chevaux
1991Jane SmileyA Thousand Acres
1990John UpdikeRabbit en paix
1989E. L. DoctorowBilly Bathgate
1988Bharati MukherjeeThe Middleman and Other Stories
1987Philip RothLa Contrevie
1986Reynolds PriceKate Vaiden
1985Anne TylerVoyageur malgré lui
1984Louise ErdrichLove Medicine
1983William KennedyL'Herbe de fer
1982Stanley ElkinGeorge Mills
1981John UpdikeRabbit est riche
1980Shirley HazzardThe Transit of Venus
1979Thomas FlanaganThe Year of the French
1978John CheeverThe Stories of John Cheever
1977Toni MorrisonLe Chant de Salomon
1976John GardnerOctober Light
1975E. L. DoctorowRagtime

Ouvrages généraux

2013Sheri FinkFive Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital
2012Andrew SolomonFar from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity
2011Maya JasanoffLiberty's Exiles: American Loyalists in the Revolutionary World
2010Isabel WilkersonThe Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration
2009Richard HolmesThe Age of Wonder: How the Romantic Generation Discovered the Beauty and Terror of Science
2008Dexter FilkinsThe Forever War
2007Harriet A. WashingtonMedical Apartheid: The Dark History of Medical Experimentation on Black Americans From Colonial Times to the Present
2006Simon SchamaRough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution
2005Svetlana AlexievitchVoices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster
2004Diarmaid MacCullochThe Reformation: A History
2003Paul HendricksonSons of Mississippi
2002Samantha PowerA Problem from Hell: America and the Age of Genocide
2001Nicholson BakerDouble Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper
2000Ted ConoverNewjack: Guarding Sing Sing
1999Jonathan WeinerTime, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior
1998Philip GourevitchWe Wish to Inform You That Tomorrow We Will Be Killed With Our Families
1997Anne FadimanThe Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down
1996Jonathan RabanBad Land: An American Romance
1995Jonathan HarrA Civil Action
1994Lynn H. NicholasThe Rape of Europa: The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War
1993Alan LomaxThe Land Where the Blues Began
1992Norman MacleanYoung Men and Fire
1991Susan FaludiBacklash: The Undeclared War Against American Women
1990Shelby SteeleThe Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race in America
1989Michael DorrisThe Broken Cord
1988Taylor BranchParting the Waters: America in the King Years, 1954–63,
1987Richard RhodesThe Making of the Atomic Bomb
1986John W. DowerWar Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War
1985J. Anthony LukasCommon Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families
1984Freeman DysonWeapons and Hope
1983Seymour M. HershThe Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House
1982Robert CaroThe Path to Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson (en)
1981Stephen Jay GouldThe Mismeasure of Man
1980Ronald SteelWalter Lippmann and the American Century
1979Telford TaylorMunich: The Price of Peace
1978Maureen HowardFacts of Life
1977Walter Jackson BateSamuel Johnson
1976Maxine Hong KingstonThe Woman Warrior: Memoirs of a Girlhood among Ghosts
1975R. W. B. LewisEdith Wharton: A Biography

Mémoire / Autobiographie

2013Amy WilentzFarewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti
2012Leanne ShaptonSwimming Studies
2011Mira BartókThe Memory Palace
2010Darin StraussHalf a Life
2009Diana AthillSomewhere Towards the End
2008Ariel SabarMy Father’s Paradise: A Son’s Search for His Jewish Past in Kurdish Iraq
2007Edwidge DanticatBrother, I'm Dying
2006Daniel MendelsohnThe Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million
2005Francine du Plessix GrayThem: A Memoir of Parents

Biographie

2013Leo DamroschJonathan Swift: His Life and His World
2012Robert CaroThe Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson
2011John Lewis GaddisGeorge F. Kennan: An American Life
2010Sarah BakewellHow To Live, Or A Life Of Montaigne
2009Blake BaileyCheever: A Life
2008Patrick FrenchThe World is What it is: The Authorized Biography of V.S. Naipaul
2007Tim JealStanley: The Impossible Life of Africa's Greatest Explorer
2006Julie PhillipsJames Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon
2005Kai Bird and Martin J. SherwinAmerican Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer

Biographie / Autobiographie (interrompus)

2004Mark Stevens and Annalyn SwanDe Kooning: An American Master
2003William TaubmanKhrushchev: The Man and His Era
2002Janet BrowneCharles Darwin: The Power of Place, Vol. II
2001Adam SismanBoswell's Presumptuous Task: The Making of the Life of Dr.Johnson
2000Herbert P. BixHirohito and the Making of Modern Japan
1999Henry WiencekThe Hairstons: An American Family in Black and White
1998Sylvia NasarA Beautiful Mind
1997James TobinErnie Pyle's War: America's Eyewitness to World War II
1996Frank McCourtLes Cendres d'Angela
1995Robert PolitoSavage Art: A Biography of Jim Thompson
1994Mikal GilmoreShot in the Heart
1993Edmund WhiteGenet
1992Carol BrightmanWriting Dangerously: Mary McCarthy and Her World
1991Philip RothPatrimoine : Une histoire vraie
1990Robert CaroMeans of Ascent: The Years of Lyndon Johnson, Vol. II (en)
1989Geoffrey C. WardA First-Class Temperament: The Emergence of Franklin Roosevelt
1988Richard EllmannOscar Wilde
1987Donald R. HowardChaucer: His Life, His Works, His World
1986Theodore RosengartenTombee: Portrait of a Cotton Planter
1985Leon EdelHenry James: A Life
1984Joseph FrankDostoevsky: The Years of Ordeal, 1850–1859
1983Joyce JohnsonMinor Characters

Poésie

2014Claudia RankineCitizen: An American Lyric
2013Frank BidartMetaphysical Dog
2012D. A. PowellUseless Landscape, or A Guide for Boys
2011Laura KasischkeSpace, In Chains
2010C.D. WrightOne With Others
2009Rae ArmantroutVersed
2008Juan Felipe HerreraHalf the World in Light[2]
2008August KleinzahlerSleeping it Off in Rapid City[2]
2007Mary Jo BangElegy
2006Troy JollimoreTom Thomson in Purgatory
2005Jack GilbertRefusing Heaven
2004Adrienne RichThe School Among the Ruins
2003Susan StewartColumbarium
2002B.H. FairchildEarly Occult Memory Systems of the Lower Midwest
2001Albert GoldbarthSaving Lives
2000Judy JordanCarolina Ghost Woods
1999Ruth StoneOrdinary Words
1998Marie PonsotThe Bird Catcher
1997Charles WrightBlack Zodiac
1996Robert HassSun Under Wood
1995William MatthewsTime and Money
1994Mark RudmanRider
1993Mark DotyMy Alexandria
1992Hayden CarruthCollected Shorter Poems 1946–1991
1991Albert GoldbarthHeaven and Earth: A Cosmology
1990Amy GerstlerBitter Angel
1989Rodney JonesTransparent Gestures
1988Donald HallThat One Day
1987C.K. WilliamsFlesh and Blood
1986Edward HirschWild Gratitude
1985Louise GlückThe Triumph of Achilles
1984Sharon OldsThe Dead and the Living
1983James MerrillThe Changing Light at Sandover
1982Katha PollittAntarctic Traveler
1981A.R. AmmonsA Coast of Trees
1980Frederick SeidelSunrise
1979Philip LevineAshes: Poems New and Old and 7 Years From Somewhere
1978L. E. SissmanHello, Darkness: The Collected Poems of L. E. Sissman
1977Robert LowellDay by Day
1976Elizabeth BishopGeography III
1975John AshberySelf-Portrait in A Convex Mirror

Critique

2013Franco MorettiDistant Reading
2012Marina WarnerStranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights
2011Geoff DyerOtherwise Known as the Human Condition: Selected Essays and Reviews
2010Clare CavanaghLyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West
2009Eula BissNotes from No Man's Land: American Essays
2008Seth LererChildren’s Literature: A Readers’ History: Reader’s History from Aesop to Harry Potter
2007Alex RossThe Rest Is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century
2006Lawrence WeschlerEverything That Rises: A Book of Convergences
2005William LoganThe Undiscovered Country: Poetry in the Age of Tin
2004Patrick NeateWhere You're At: Notes From the Frontline of a Hip-Hop Planet
2003Rebecca SolnitRiver of Shadows: Eadweard Muybridge and the Technological Wild West
2002William H. GassTests of Time
2001Martin AmisThe War Against Cliché: Essays and Reviews, 1971–2000
2000Cynthia OzickQuarrel & Quandary
1999Jorge Luis BorgesSelected Non-Fictions
1998Gary GiddinsVisions of Jazz: The First Century
1997Mario Vargas LlosaMaking Waves
1996William H. GassFinding a Form
1995Robert DarntonThe Forbidden Best-Sellers of Pre-Revolutionary France
1994Gerald EarlyThe Culture of Bruising: Essays on Prizefighting, Literature, and Modern American Culture
1993John DizikesOpera in America: A Cultural History
1992Garry WillsLincoln at Gettysburg: The Words That Remade America
1991Lawrence L. LangerHolocaust Testimonies: The Ruins of Memory
1990Arthur C. DantoEncounters and Reflections: Art in the Historical Present
1989John CliveNot by Fact Alone: Essays on the Writing and Reading of History
1988Clifford GeertzWorks and Lives: The Anthropologist as Author
1987Edwin DenbyDance Writings
1986Joseph BrodskyLess Than One: Selected Essays
1985William H. GassHabitations of the Word: Essays
1984Robert HassTwentieth Century Pleasures: Prose on Poetry
1983John UpdikeHugging the Shore: Essays and Criticism
1982Gore VidalThe Second American Revolution and Other Essays
1981Virgil ThomsonA Virgil Thomson Reader
1980Helen VendlerPart of Nature, Part of Us: Modern American Poets
1979Elaine PagelsThe Gnostic Gospels
1978Meyer SchapiroModern Art: 19th and 20th Centuries (Selected Papers, Volume 2)
1977Susan SontagOn Photography
1976Bruno BettelheimThe Uses of Enchantment: The Meaning and Importance and Importance of Fairy Tales
1975Paul FussellThe Great War and Modern Memory

Ivan Setrof Lifetime Achievement Award

Ce prix a également été présenté comme le Prix Setrof Ivan pour l'ensemble des réalisations de l'édition et Ivan Setrof Award, Contribution à l'American Arts & Lettres.

Nona Balakian Citation d'excellence pour l'examen

Références

  1. Roberto Bolano's `2666' wins book critics prize, AP, March 13, 2009
  2. For the first time in the awards history, two books were awarded the prize for the same category: Poetry, 2008
  3. PEN American Center Receives the NBCC’s Ivan Sandrof Life Achievement Award
  4. (en) « The National Book Critics Circle Award », National Book Critics Circle, undated (consulté le 7 mars 2008)
  5. (en) « The 2007 National Book Critics Circle Award Finalists », Critical Mass: The Blog of the National Book Critics Circle Board of Directors, (consulté le 7 mars 2008)

Liens externes

  • Portail de la littérature
  • Portail des États-Unis
Cet article est issu de Wikipedia. Le texte est sous licence Creative Commons - Attribution - Sharealike. Des conditions supplémentaires peuvent s'appliquer aux fichiers multimédias.