December, 2015

Second Thoughts: Colleen Abel on Poems: Selected and New 1950-1974 by Adrienne Rich

by Colleen Abel | Dec-23-2015

This is the fifteenth in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here. When I was a...read »

Critical Notes: Best overlooked books of the year, Christopher Buckley, Marlon James

by Michele Filgate | Dec-21-2015

Some of the NBCC Board members chose their favorite overlooked book of the year for Literary Hub. NBCC Board member and 2013 Balakian winner Katherine A....read »

Second Thoughts: Michael Lindgren on Elizabeth Bishop

by Michael Lindgren | Dec-16-2015

This is the fourteenth in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here.   As is so...read »

Best books of 2015, Best British novel, James Lee Burke

by Elizabeth Taylor | Dec-14-2015

As the year comes to a close, critics share listicles of favorite books. NBCC President Tom Beer names Newsday’s Best Books of the year and includes books by...read »

Second Thoughts: Fergus M. Bordewich on Burmese Days

by Fergus M. Bordewich | Dec-10-2015

This is the thirteenth in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here.  I wasn’t...read »

A Reminder about Board Elections

by admin | Dec-08-2015

If you've ever contemplated running for the NBCC Board, now's your chance. There are nine seats opening after the awards ceremony in March 2016, and we're...read »

Critical Notes: Sandra Gilbert, David Lipsky, David Ulin, Leila Chudori, Rick Moody, and more

by Eric Liebetrau | Dec-07-2015

Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items, including new about your new publications and recent honors, to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. Make sure to send...read »

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