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National Book Critics Circle announces finalists, but misses one of the biggest novels of 2016

National Book Critics Circle announces finalists, but misses one of the biggest novels of 2016

The National Book Critics Circle selected award finalists in six categories and announced three other prize winners Tuesday, but managed to miss one of the biggest books of 2016.

“The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead has already won the National Book Award for fiction and been an Oprah pick — but it wasn’t among the five finalists for fiction in the running for the NBCC Awards, announced today.

What books did make the NBCC’s fiction list? “Moonglow” by Michael Chabon, “LaRose” by Louise Erdrich, “Imagine Me Gone” by Adam Haslett, “Commonwealth” by Ann Patchett and “Swing Time” by Zadie Smith. 

In its general nonfiction category, another...

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