The National Book Critics Circle Award Winners

SelloutPaul Beatty's The Sellout, a scathing, hilarious satire of race and identity in America, has won the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction. The winner for Nonfiction was Dreamland: The True Story of America’s Opiate Epidemic by Sam Quinones, an engrossing if unsettling journey into America's epidemic of drug addiction and its "capitalist" facilitators.

Thirty finalists from six categories were selected by the 24-person board of directors, who are book critics and periodical editors. More NBCC winners:

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