The National Book Critics Circle has announced the finalists for its forthcoming book awards. Winners will be announced March 12.
The fiction finalists are:
Roberto Bolaño, 2666: A Novel
Marilynne Robinson, Home: A Novel
Aleksandar Hemon, The Lazarus Project
M. Glenn Taylor, The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart
Elizabeth Strout, Olive Kitteridge.