March, 2008

Remembering Two Rays

by admin | Mar-27-2008

NBCC Sandrof award winner Bill Henderson, founder and editor of the Pushcart Press, invoked the memories of two Rays—Raymond Carver and Ray Smith—as »

Locating the Book Review Section

by admin | Mar-26-2008

The freestanding Sunday newspaper supplement devoted to book reviews is now—with a very few exceptions—a thing of the past. When a paper does devote a page »


by admin | Mar-26-2008

Who’s to blame when factual inaccuracies make their way into a book? In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, NBCC member Bob Hoover argues it’s the author, not »

Peter Carey on Spoilers

by admin | Mar-26-2008

NBCC member Jon Wiener’s interview with Peter Carey for Dissent opens the door on an author’s attitude toward critics who reveal too much: Q. In “His »

Book Buzz at the Salon du Livre

by admin | Mar-25-2008

NBCC member Lauren Elkin,a PhD candidate in English literature at the Université de Paris VII and the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, »

Two Questions for Chitra Divakaruni

by admin | Mar-25-2008

In her poetry, story collections and novels, Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni explores the experience of contemporary Indian women, mostly immigrants to »

I must go down to the sea again

by admin | Mar-24-2008

Last Thursday, PEN chose a rather grand location to announce the participants in the next World Voices Festival: that would be the Queen Mary 2, docked out »

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