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Andre Navne: John Leonard Award (Engelsk), National Book Critics Circle Award finalist (Engelsk)
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januar 25: Finalist2023 Nyeste

Winner 36

VærkÅr
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation af David Brion Davis2014
Kapitalen i det 21. århundrede af Thomas Piketty2014
Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution af Simon Schama2006
Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster af Svetlana Alexievich2005
Reformation : Europe's house divided : 1490-1700 af Diarmaid MacCulloch2004
Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy af Paul Hendrickson2003
"A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide af Samantha Power2002
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper af Nicholson Baker2001
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing af Ted Conover2000
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior af Jonathan Weiner1999
We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: Stories from Rwanda af Philip Gourevitch1998
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down af Anne Fadiman1997
Bad Land: An American Romance af Jonathan Raban1996
A Civil Action af Jonathan Harr1995
The Rape of Europa : The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War af Lynn H. Nicholas1994
The Land Where the Blues Began af Alan Lomax1993
Young Men and Fire af Norman Maclean1992
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women af Susan Faludi1991
The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race In America af Shelby Steele1990
The Broken Cord af Michael Dorris1989
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 af Taylor Branch1988
The Making of the Atomic Bomb af Richard Rhodes1987
Arctic Dreams af Barry Lopez1986
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families af J. Anthony Lukas1985
Weapons and Hope af Freeman Dyson1984
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House af Seymour M. Hersh1983
The Path to Power af Robert A. Caro1982
The Mismeasure of Man af Stephen Jay Gould1981
The Mismeasure of Man [Revised & Expanded] af Stephen Jay Gould1981
Walter Lippmann and the American Century af Ronald Steel1980
Munich: The Price of Peace af Telford Taylor1979
The Facts of Life af Maureen Howard1978
Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence af Garry Wills1978
Samuel Johnson af W. Jackson Bate1977
Kvindekrigeren : erindringer om en barndom blandt spøgelser af Maxine Hong Kingston1976
Edith Wharton: A Biography af R. W. B. Lewis1975

Finalist 170

VærkÅr
The Problem of Slavery in the Age of Emancipation af David Brion Davis2014
Kapitalen i det 21. århundrede af Thomas Piketty2014
The Zhivago Affair: The Kremlin, the CIA, and the Battle Over a Forbidden Book af Peter Finn2014
The Sixth Extinction: An Unnatural History af Elizabeth Kolbert2014
Deep Down Dark: The Untold Stories of 33 Men Buried in a Chilean Mine, and the Miracle That Set Them Free af Héctor Tobar2014
This Republic of Suffering: Death and the American Civil War (Vintage Civil War Library) af Drew Gilpin Faust2008
From Colony to Superpower: U.S. Foreign Relations Since 1776 af George C. Herring2008
White Protestant Nation: The Rise of the American Conservative Movement af Allan J. Lichtman2008
The Dark Side: The Inside Story of How The War on Terror Turned into a War on American Ideals af Jane Mayer2008
Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution af Simon Schama2006
The Occupation: War and Resistance in Iraq af Patrick Cockburn2006
The Girls Who Went Away: The Hidden History of Women Who Surrendered Children for Adoption in the Decades Before Roe v. Wade af Ann Fessler2006
The Omnivore's Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals af Michael Pollan2006
The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew, and the Heart of the Middle East af Sandy Tolan2006
Voices from Chernobyl: The Oral History of a Nuclear Disaster af Svetlana Alexievich2005
The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East af Robert Fisk2005
Eating Stone: Imagination and the Loss of the Wild af Ellen Meloy2005
Human Cargo: A Journey Among Refugees af Caroline Moorehead2005
Night Draws Near: Iraq's People in the Shadow of America's War af Anthony Shadid2005
Reformation : Europe's house divided : 1490-1700 af Diarmaid MacCulloch2004
Arc of Justice: A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age af Kevin Boyle2004
Blue Blood af Edward Conlon2004
The Working Poor: Invisible in America af David K. Shipler2004
Blood Done Sign My Name af Timothy B. Tyson2004
Sons of Mississippi: A Story of Race and Its Legacy af Paul Hendrickson2003
The Bounty: The True Story of the Mutiny on the Bounty af Caroline Alexander2003
Gulag : historien om de sovjetiske straffelejre af Anne Applebaum2003
Random Family: Love, Drugs, Trouble, and Coming of Age in the Bronx af Adrian Nicole LeBlanc2003
Rising Up and Rising Down: Some Thoughts on Violence, Freedom and Urgent Means {abridged} af William T. Vollmann2003
"A Problem from Hell": America and the Age of Genocide af Samantha Power2002
War Is a Force that Gives Us Meaning af Chris Hedges2002
American Ground af William Langewiesche2002
Brown: The Last Discovery of America af Richard Rodriguez2002
Edison's Eve: A Magical History of the Quest for Mechanical Life af Gaby Wood2002
Double Fold: Libraries and the Assault on Paper af Nicholson Baker2001
The Lost Children of Wilder: The Epic Struggle to Change Foster Care af Nina Bernstein2001
Neighbors: The Destruction of the Jewish Community in Jedwabne, Poland af Jan T. Gross2001
Seabiscuit: An American Legend af Laura Hillenbrand2001
The Brother: The Untold Story of the Rosenberg Case af Sam Roberts2001
Newjack: Guarding Sing Sing af Ted Conover2000
Crucible of War: The Seven Years' War and the Fate of Empire in British North America, 1754-1766 af Fred Anderson2000
Way Out There In the Blue: Reagan, Star Wars and the End of the Cold War af Frances FitzGerald2000
Betrayal of Trust: The Collapse of Global Public Health af Laurie Garrett2000
The Collaborator: The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach af Alice Kaplan2000
Time, Love, Memory: A Great Biologist and His Quest for the Origins of Behavior af Jonathan Weiner1999
Five Thousand Days Like This One: An American Family History af Jane Brox1999
Embracing Defeat: Japan in the Wake of World War II af John W. Dower1999
I Could Tell You Stories: Sojourns in the Land of Memory af Patricia Hampl1999
The Dark Room at Longwood: A Voyage to St Helena af Jean-Paul Kauffmann1999
We wish to inform you that tomorrow we will be killed with our families: Stories from Rwanda af Philip Gourevitch1998
Many Thousands Gone: The First Two Centuries of Slavery in North America af Ira Berlin1998
Kong Leopolds arv : en fortælling om grådighed, terror og heroisme i kolonitidens Afrika af Adam Hochschild1998
The Greatest Benefit to Mankind: A Medical History of Humanity from Antiquity to the Present af Roy Porter1998
Professoren og galningen : en beretning om mord, sindssyge og tilblivelsen af Oxford English Dictionary af Simon Winchester1998
The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down af Anne Fadiman1997
Op i det blå af Jon Krakauer1997
The Bible as it was af James L. Kugel1997
American Scripture: Making the Declaration of Independence af Pauline Maier1997
How the Mind Works af Steven Pinker1997
Bad Land: An American Romance af Jonathan Raban1996
Great Books af David Denby1996
Hitler's Willing Executioners: Ordinary Germans and the Holocaust af Daniel Goldhagen1996
Ashes to Ashes: America's Hundred-Year Cigarette War, the Public Health, and the Unabashed Triumph of Philip Morris af Richard Kluger1996
Mellemøstens historie i de seneste 2000 år af Bernard Lewis1996
A Civil Action af Jonathan Harr1995
A Gentle Madness: Bibliophiles, Bibliomanes, and the Eternal Passion for Books af Nicholas A. Basbanes1995
In These Girls, Hope is a Muscle af Madeleine Blais1995
All God's Children: The Bosket Family and the American Tradition of Violence af Fox Butterfield1995
Mr. Wilson's Cabinet Of Wonder: Pronged Ants, Horned Humans, Mice on Toast, and Other Marvels of Jurassic Technology af Lawrence Weschler1995
The Rape of Europa : The Fate of Europe's Treasures in the Third Reich and the Second World War af Lynn H. Nicholas1994
The Unredeemed Captive: A Family Story from Early America af John Putnam Demos1994
Strange Justice: The Selling of Clarence Thomas af Jane Mayer1994
How We Die: Reflections on Life's Final Chapter af Sherwin B. Nuland1994
My Own Country: A Doctor's Story af Abraham Verghese1994
The Land Where the Blues Began af Alan Lomax1993
Whoredom in Kimmage: Irish Women Coming of Age af Rosemary Mahoney1993
Lenin's Tomb: The Last Days of the Soviet Empire af David Remnick1993
Genie: a Scientific Tragedy af Russ Rymer1993
The Last Panda af George B. Schaller1993
Young Men and Fire af Norman Maclean1992
Breaking the Maya Code af Michael D. Coe1992
Home Fires: An Intimate Portrait of One Middle-Class Family in Postwar America af Donald R. Katz1992
Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil af Nancy Scheper-Hughes1992
Backlash: The Undeclared War Against American Women af Susan Faludi1991
Which Side Are You On?: Trying to Be for Labor When It's Flat on Its Back af Thomas Geoghegan1991
Praying for Sheetrock: A Work of Nonfiction af Melissa Fay Greene1991
Savage Inequalities: Children in America's Schools af Jonathan Kozol1991
Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos: The Scientific Quest for the Secret of the Universe af Dennis Overbye1991
The Content of Our Character: A New Vision of Race In America af Shelby Steele1990
City of Quartz: Excavating the Future in Los Angeles af Mike Davis1990
Samba af Alma Guillermoprieto1990
Disappearing Through the Skylight: Culture and Technology in the Twentieth Century af Jr. O. B. Hardison1990
The Politics of Rich and Poor: Wealth and the American Electorate in the Reagan Aftermath af Kevin P. Phillips1990
The Broken Cord af Michael Dorris1989
Fear of Falling: The Inner Life of the Middle Class af Barbara Ehrenreich1989
A Peace to End All Peace: The Fall of the Ottoman Empire and the Creation of the Modern Middle East af David Fromkin1989
Among Schoolchildren af Tracy Kidder1989
The Rainy Season: Haiti Since Duvalier af Amy Wilentz1989
Parting the Waters: America in the King Years 1954–63 af Taylor Branch1988
Reconstruction: America's Unfinished Revolution, 1863-1877 af Eric Foner1988
Europeans af Jane Kramer1988
Battle Cry of Freedom: The Civil War Era af James M. McPherson1988
A Bright Shining Lie: John Paul Vann and America in Vietnam af Neil Sheehan1988
The Making of the Atomic Bomb af Richard Rhodes1987
Time's Arrow, Time's Cycle: Myth and Metaphor in the Discovery of Geological Time af Stephen Jay Gould1987
The Genius of the People af Charles L. Mee1987
Democracy Is in the Streets: From Port Huron to the Siege of Chicago, With a New Preface by the Author af Jim Miller1987
And the Band Played On: Politics, People, and the AIDS Epidemic af Randy Shilts1987
Arctic Dreams af Barry Lopez1986
Voyagers to the West: A Passage in the Peopling of America on the Eve of the Revolution af Bernard Bailyn1986
War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War af John W. Dower1986
Bird of Life, Bird of Death af Jonathan Evan Maslow1986
Cadillac Desert: The American West and Its Disappearing Water af Marc Reisner1986
Common Ground: A Turbulent Decade in the Lives of Three American Families af J. Anthony Lukas1985
The Reign of the Phallus: Sexual Politics in Ancient Athens af Eva C. Keuls1985
House af Tracy Kidder1985
Distant Neighbors: A Portrait of the Mexicans af Alan Riding1985
The Body in Pain: The Making and Unmaking of the World af Elaine Scarry1985
Weapons and Hope af Freeman Dyson1984
Son of the Morning Star af Evan S. Connell1984
The Great Cat Massacre and Other Episodes in French Cultural History af Robert Darnton1984
Brothers and Keepers af John Edgar Wideman1984
The Abandonment of the Jews: America and the Holocaust 1941-1945 af David S. Wyman1984
The Price of Power: Kissinger in the Nixon White House af Seymour M. Hersh1983
Present History af Theodore Draper1983
Revolution in Time: Clocks and the Making of the Modern World af David S. Landes1983
Children of War af Roger Rosenblatt1983
Distant Water: The Fate of the North Atlantic Fisherman af William W. Warner1983
The Path to Power af Robert A. Caro1982
Nuclear Delusion af George F. Kennan1982
Stolen Lightning: The Social Theory of Magic af Daniel Lawrence O'Keefe1982
Jordens skæbne af Jonathan Schell1982
Bronx Primitive: Portraits in a Childhood af Kate Simon1982
The Mismeasure of Man af Stephen Jay Gould1981
The Mismeasure of Man [Revised & Expanded] af Stephen Jay Gould1981
National Defense af James Fallows1981
Forms of Talk (University of Pennsylvania Publications in Conduct & Communication) af Erving Goffman1981
No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920 af Jackson Lears1981
The Sage of Monticello af Dumas Malone1981
Walter Lippmann and the American Century af Ronald Steel1980
Christianity, Social Tolerance, and Homosexuality af John Boswell1980
Walt Whitman: A Life af Justin Kaplan1980
China Men af Maxine Hong Kingston1980
Alice James: A Biography af Jean Strouse1980
Munich: The Price of Peace af Telford Taylor1979
The White Album af Joan Didion1979
African Calliope: A Journey to the Sudan af Edward Hoagland1979
Gödel, Escher, Bach : An Eternal Golden Braid af Douglas Hofstadter1979
Kold marv af Tom Wolfe1979
The Facts of Life af Maureen Howard1978
Inventing America: Jefferson's Declaration of Independence af Garry Wills1978
Max Perkins: Editor of Genius af A. Scott Berg1978
Lying: Moral Choice in Public and Private Life af Sissela Bok1978
Seeing through Clothes af Anne Hollander1978
New York Jew af Alfred Kazin1978
The Snow Leopard af Peter Matthiessen1978
Injustice: The Social Bases of Obedience and Revolt af Barrington Moore1978
A Distant Mirror: The Calamitous 14th Century af Barbara W. Tuchman1978
In Search of History: A Personal Adventure af Theodore H. White1978
Samuel Johnson af W. Jackson Bate1977
Dispatches af Michael Herr1977
The Path Between the Seas: The Creation of the Panama Canal, 1870-1914 af David McCullough1977
Coming into the Country af John McPhee1977
The Dragons of Eden: Speculations on the Evolution of Human Intelligence af Carl Sagan1977
Kvindekrigeren : erindringer om en barndom blandt spøgelser af Maxine Hong Kingston1976
Damnable Question: A Study of Anglo-Irish Relations af George Dangerfield1976
Rødder af Alex Haley1976
World of Our Fathers af Irving Howe1976
Simple Justice af Richard Kluger1976
Edith Wharton: A Biography af R. W. B. Lewis1975

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The National Book Critics Circle, founded in 1974, is a non-profit organization consisting of more than 900 active book reviewers who are interested in honoring quality writing and communicating with one another about common concerns... The centerpiece of NBCC activities is the annual awards for the best book in six categories: autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction, and poetry.

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