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Death cleaning, literary secrets, and an artist of the year

Reviews and profiles NBCC VP/Online Jane Ciabattari joins NBCC president Kate Tuttle, NBCC board members Laurie Hertzel and Kerri Arsenault, and

SAVE THE DATE: NBCC Awards Season! Finalists Reading, Awards Ceremony, After-party

Remember last year's awards ceremony, when we honored eight masterful writers? (Above, in John Midgley's photo.) It's awards season again. Time to

Critical Notes: Wintry 2018 edition #1: Jamie Quatro, Elizabeth Strout, Elif Shafak, Joan Didion Doc

NBCC board member Anjali Enjeti reviews Jamie Quatro's Fire Sermon for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. NBCC VP/Online Jane Ciabattari's Books to

NBCC Board Election Results

This year's election results are in, with eight candidates elected to the eight open seats on the National Book Critics Circle board. Welcome to the