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.  

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Critical Notes: Michael Chabon, Kathleen Collins, and A New National Anthem by Ada Limón

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NBCC Members’ Choice 2016 Book Awards

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It's time once again to elect new members to the Board. Board members serve a three-year term, beginning the day after the awards presentation in