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Lawrence Weschler Wins NBCC Award

PUBLISHED: March 9, 2007

The National Book Critics Circle announced their 2006 awards last night in NYC. Among the winners was VQR contributor and art consultant (he prefers “art wrangler”) Lawrence Weschler for his book Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences (McSweeney’s). Weschler’s essay “The Graphics of Solidarity” from the Winter 2006 issue of VQR appears in Everything That Rises.

Congratulations to Ren and all of the other winners:

  • Kiran Desai for fiction for The Inheritance of Loss (Atlantic Monthly Press)
  • Troy Jollimore for poetry for Tom Thompson in Purgatory (Margie/Intuit House)
  • Daniel Mendelsohn for autobiography for The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million (HarperCollins)
  • Julie Phillips in biography for James Tiptree, Jr.: The Double Life of Alice B. Sheldon (St. Martin’s)
  • Simon Schama for nonfiction for Rough Crossings: Britain, the Slaves and the American Revolution (Ecco)

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