February, 2008

What Are You Recommending, Carolyn Kellogg?

by admin | Feb-11-2008

NBCC members and finalists and winners of our book award were eligible to vote in the winter edition of the NBCC’s Good Reads. One of the member voters was...read »

Dispatch from the Good Reads in Miami

by admin | Feb-11-2008

FEBRUARY 5th may have been a good day for John McCain, and a frustrating one for Hillary Clinton and Barck Obama, who remain in a dead heat, but at Books &...read »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Poetry: Mary Jo Bang’s “Elegy”

by admin | Feb-10-2008

This is the tenth in a series of blog posts by NBCC board members covering the finalists for the NBCC awards. The awards will be announced on March 6, 2008,...read »

All Kinds of Favors Fall From It: Some Thoughts on Becoming a Blogger

by admin | Feb-10-2008

The following essay comes to us from a relatively new NBCC member, the poet and critic Reginald Shepherd, who herein describes his accidental journey into the...read »

1955 All Over Again?

by admin | Feb-10-2008

“One of our universities recently made a survey of the reading habits of the American public; it decided that forty-eight percent of all Americans read,...read »

A Theory of Everything—Norman Rush’s “Mating”

by | Feb-09-2008

The following essay by NBCC member Scott Esposito is the last of three posts in the In Retrospect series which look back at Rush’s 1991 ficion finalist,...read »

The Critical Library: Adam Kirsch

by admin | Feb-08-2008

Each week, the National Book Critics Circle will post a list of five books a critic believes reviewers should have in their libraries. We recently heard from...read »

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