March, 2016

30 Books: Karen Long on Paul Beatty’s “The Sellout”

by Karen R. Long | Mar-17-2016

In the days leading up to the March 17 announcement of the 2015 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, in the 30th review,...read »

Balakian #3: She took a year off from her marriage to sleep with strangers. What could go wrong?

by Carlos Lozada | Mar-17-2016

This year's Nona Balakian award for Excellence in Reviewing went to Carlos Lozada for his submission of three reviews from The Washington Post. "She took a...read »

NBCC Poetry Finalists in Conversation with New School MFA Students

by admin | Mar-16-2016

Thanks to the cooperation of the NBCC and Creative Writing at The New School, as well as the tireless efforts of their students and faculty, we are able to...read »

30 Books: Gregg Barrios on Valeria Luiselli’s “The Story of My Teeth”

by Gregg Barrios | Mar-16-2016

In the days leading up to the March 17 announcement of the 2015 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member...read »

30 Books: Gregg Barrios on Ada Limón’s ‘Bright Dead Things’

by Gregg Barrios | Mar-16-2016

In the days leading up to the March 17 announcement of the 2015 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member ...read »

Balakian #2: Carlos Lozada: I just binge-read eight books by Donald Trump. Here’s what I learned.

by Carlos Lozada | Mar-16-2016

This year's Nona Balakian award for Excellence in Reviewing went to Carlos Lozada for his submission of three reviews from The Washington Post. "I just...read »

30 Books:  Jane Ciabattari on Anthony Marra’s ‘The Tsar of Love and Techno’

by Jane Ciabattari | Mar-15-2016

In the days leading up to the March 17 announcement of the 2015 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member...read »

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