February, 2008

Guest Post: Larry Dark on Prizes

by admin | Feb-19-2008

This year, as judge of the Willesden Herald Short Story Prize, author Zadie Smith, decided not to give out the generous £5,000 (approximately $10,000) award....read »

Dispatch from the NBCC Good Reads in Sacramento

by admin | Feb-19-2008

Last week a small gathering convened at a Sacramento Barnes & Noble to discuss what constitutes a good read, why people pick books up in the first place, and...read »

Seattle’s NBCC Good Reads Tonight

by admin | Feb-18-2008

National Book Critics Circle Good Reads Discussion Third Place Books in Lake Forest Park, Washington Monday, February 18 at 7pmThe National Book Critics...read »

Successful Novels=Successful Films

by admin | Feb-18-2008

Incoming NBCC board member David Ulin looks at the literary lineage of contemporary films in “More novel-based films are staying truer to their source,” his...read »

Dispatch from NBCC Good Reads at Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor

by admin | Feb-18-2008

Canio’s Books in Sag Harbor, the former whaling village on the East End of Long Island, has a wall of poetry books,readings every week, and lots of “local...read »

Around the World on a Monday with the NBCC

by admin | Feb-18-2008

Recent NBCC finalist Susan Faludi is profiled at the Guardian, which also runs long excerpts from The Terror Dream, here and here.NBCC member Chuck Leddy...read »

Dispatch from the NBCC’s Good Reads in Washington, DC

by admin | Feb-17-2008

We’ve never had a National Book Critics Circle event in Washington, DC before, so you’ll have to forgive my breathless fangirl prose. As soon-to-be NBCC...read »

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