National Book Critics Circle 2013 Finalists

The National Book Critics Circle has announced its finalists for the best books of 2013.

The National Book Critics Circle has announced its finalists for the best books of 2013. The awards will be presented on March 13.

The finalists are:

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie (eBook)
Someone by Alice McDermott (CD book)
The Infatuations by Javier Marías
A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (CD book)

Whitey Bulger: America’s Most Wanted Gangster and the Manhunt That Brought Him to Justice by Kevin Cullen and Shelley Murphy
Five Days at Memorial: Life and Death in a Storm-Ravaged Hospital by Sheri Fink (CD book)
Thank You for Your Service by David Finkel
The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America by George Packer (audio download)
Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood, and the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright (eBook)

Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala (eBook)
The Book of My Lives by Aleksandar Hemon
The Faraway Nearby by Rebecca Solnit
Men We Reaped by Jesmyn Ward
Farewell, Fred Voodoo: A Letter From Haiti by Amy Wilentz

Lawrence in Arabia: War, Deceit, Imperial Folly and the Making of the Modern Middle East by Scott Anderson
Jonathan Swift: His Life and His World by Leo Damrosch
Bach: Music in the Castle of Heaven by John Eliot Gardiner
Holding On Upside Down: The Life and Work of Marianne Moore by Linda Leavell
Birth Certificate: The Story of Danilo Kis by Mark Thompson

Metaphysical Dog by Frank Bidart
Stay, Illusion by Lucie Brock-Broido
Blowout by Denise Duhamel
Elegy Owed by Bob Hicok
Milk and Filth by Carmen Gimenez Smith

White Girls by Hilton Als
Confronting the Classics: Traditions, Adventures and Innovations by Mary Beard
The Kraus Project: Essays by Karl Kraus translated and annotated by Jonathan Franzen with Paul Reitter and Daniel Kehlmann
Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers by Janet Malcolm
Distant Reading by Franco Moretti