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National Book Critics Circle Finalists - 2010

Women and Hollywood By Melissa Silverstein | Women and Hollywood January 25, 2011 at 2:30AM

Here are the female finalistsFictionJennifer Egan, A Visit From The Goon Squad, Knopf

Here are the female finalists
Jennifer Egan, A Visit From The Goon Squad, Knopf

Sarah Bakewell. How To Live, Or A Life Of Montaigne. Other Press
Selina Hastings. The Secret Lives Of Somerset Maugham: A Biography. Random House.

Rahna Reiko Rizzuto, Hiroshima in the Morning, Feminist Press
Patti Smith, Just Kids, Ecco


Elif Batuman. The Possessed: Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them. Farrar, Straus and Giroux

Terry Castle, The Professor and Other Writings. Harper

Clare Cavanagh. Lyric Poetry and Modern Politics: Russia, Poland, and the West. Yale University Press.

Susie Linfield. The Cruel Radiance. University of Chicago Press.


Barbara Demick. Nothing to Envy: Ordinary Lives in North Korea. Spiegel & Grau

Jennifer Homans. Apollo’s Angels: A History of Ballet. Random

Isabel Wilkerson. The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America's Great Migration. Random


Anne Carson. Nox. New Directions

Kathleen Graber. The Eternal City. Princeton University Press 

Kay Ryan. The Best of It. Grove

C.D. Wright. One with Others: [a little book of her days]. Copper Canyon

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