The 2006 National Book Critics Circle Awards were announced last night, and the winners are:
- Fiction: Kiran Desai, The Inheritance of Loss (Atlantic Monthly Press)
- Autobiography: Daniel Mendelsohn, The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million (HarperCollins)
- Nonfiction: Simon Schama, Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution (Ecco)
- Biography: Julie Phillips, James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon (St. Martin's Press)
- Poetry: Troy Jollimore, Tom Thompson in Purgatory (Margie/Intuit House)
- Criticism: Lawrence Weschler, Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences (McSweeney's)
They've got all the roundups and other information (including the rest of the nominees) over here at Critical Mass.