30 Books in 30 Days Archive

Each year, Critical Mass highlights on a daily basis the thirty books selected as finalists for our annual awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Criticism, Biography, and Autobiography.  

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2006 - 2009 (PDF Archive)

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2010

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2011

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2012

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2013

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2014

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2015

NBCC Board Members on Awards Finalists, 2016

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Awards Information

Videos and Podcasts

NBCC 2016 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Finalists Reading

NBCC 2014 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Finalists Reading

Video: New Literary Journals

Video: The VIDA Count and Gender Bias in Book Reviewing

Podcast: What Is Criticism? NBCC Winners and Finalists at AWP

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From the Critical Mass blog

Midsummer nights’ reads from reviewers across the globe

NBCC board president Kate Tuttle spoke with Simone John about her debut poetry collection, "Testify" for the Boston Globe. NBCC board member Tom

Upcoming Brooklyn Book Festival Event! Plus The Lauras, Mrs. Fletcher & More

Save the Date! At Home in the World: On Writing, Immigration, and Belonging A National Book Critics Circle panel at the Center for

SAVE THE DATE: At Home in the World: NBCC Brooklyn Bookfair Bookend at the Center for Fiction

  At Home in the World: On Writing, Immigration, and Belonging A National Book Critics Circle panel at the Center for Fiction Thursday, September

Critical Notes: Big Changes at the New York Times, and Other Book Reviewing News

​Big news in the book world: New York Times long-time chief book reviewer Michiko Kakatuni has stepped down. Parul Sehgal, ​2010 NBCC Nona Balakian