February, 2008

What Are You Recommending, Jonathan Segura?

by admin | Feb-20-2008

NBCC members and finalists and winners of our book award were eligible to vote in the winter edition of the NBCC’s Good Reads. Member critic and debut...read »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Fiction: Marianne Wiggins’s “The Shadow Catcher”

by admin | Feb-19-2008

This is the thirteenth 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,...read »

The Critical Library: Helen Vendler

by admin | Feb-19-2008

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 »

In Other News

by admin | Feb-19-2008

This is the best piece you will ever read about Barack Obama.NBCC board member Mary Ann Gwinn finds a familial vein running through Peter Carey’s work. Peter...read »

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)...read »

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 »

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