Shortlists for the 2009 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced on January 23rd at the Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York city.
, which has been around since 1974, is a non-profit organization comprised of 600+ book reviewers in the United States.
Seems like a good place to pick up a few reading suggestions…
American Salvage: stories, by Bonnie Jo Campbell
, by Michelle Huneven
Last year’s winner was 2666
, by Roberto Bolano