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Jennifer Egan, Isabel Wilkerson, Darin Strauss, and Sarah Bakewell Win NBCC Awards

A Visit From the Goon Squad

Two Random House authors were honored at the National Book Critics Choice Awards last night in New York City. Jennifer Egan's A Visit from the Good Squad was awarded the prize for fiction and Isabel Wilkerson's The Warmth of Other Suns for nonfiction. Also honored for best autobiography was Darin Strauss's Half a Life (paperback forthcoming from Random House in May), and for best biography was Sarah Bakewell's How to Live published by Other Press (distributed by Random House).

The National Book Critics Circle awards honor the best literature published in English in six categories—autobiography, biography, criticism, fiction, nonfiction and poetry. Click here for a list of our previous NBCC Award winners.

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