A book written by Deb Olin Unferth, assistant professor of English, was named a 2011 finalist in the National Book Critics Circle.
Olin Unferth’s Revolution: The Year I Fell in Love and Went to Join the War (Henry Holt) is one of five finalists in the autobiography category. In the memoir, Unferth describes the year she ran away from college with her Christian boyfriend and followed him to Nicaragua to join the Sandinistas.
Winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards will be announced at the awards ceremony on March 8 at the New School’s Tishman Auditorium in New York.
Read more about the finalists online here.