The National Book Critics Circle Awards have been handed out, and BtC's beloved Jennifer Egan won the fiction award for her terrific novel A Visit from the Goon Squad.
Other winners include:
Autobiography: Darin Strauss, Half a Life (the memoir, about the author coming to terms with an accident in which a classmate was killed, beat out Patti Smith and Christopher Hitchens)
Nonfiction: Isabel Wilkerson, The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration.
Biography: Sarah Bakewell, How to Live: Or a Life of Montaigne in One Question
Poetry: C.D. Wright, One With Others
Click here to see full list of winners.