July, 2008

CRITICAL LIBRARY: GEOFFREY O’BRIEN

by admin | Jul-03-2008

The National Book Critics Circle regularly posts a list of five books a critic believes reviewers should have in their libraries. We recently heard from...read »

Wednesday Roundup

by admin | Jul-02-2008

NBCC board member Art Winslow on Ethan Canin’s “America, America:”“It seems but a minor stretch—if that—to speculate that the seemingly redundant title of...read »

Sidney Offit, Literary Raconteur

by admin | Jul-01-2008

“Friends, Writers, and Other Countrymen,”Sidney Offit’s new memoir, covers some 60 years of American literary life, from encounters with H.L. Mencken in...read »

June, 2008

Newark Star-Ledger Update

by admin | Jun-30-2008

Checking in with NBCC member Dylan Foley, who has been writing interviews for the book section of the Newark Star-Ledger since 2001. Here’s his report on the...read »

Some Good News from NPR.org

by admin | Jun-30-2008

After the gloomy notices on Friday of rumored cutbacks in book review pages in the LA Times and the Chicago Tribune—as well as the apparent demise of the...read »

In Retrospect: Kevin Prufer on D.A. Powell

by admin | Jun-30-2008

The following essay by NBCC board member Kevin Prufer, editor of Pleiades, on D.A. Powell’s “Cocktails,” a finalist for the 2004 NBCC award in poetry, is part...read »

SMALL PRESS SPOTLIGHT: PAULA BOHINCE

by admin | Jun-28-2008

Incident at the Edge of Bayonet Woods, Sarabande Books, 2008.Paula Bohince has received a “Discovery”/ The Nation Award, the Grolier Poetry Prize, residencies...read »

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