June, 2008

Alaa Al Aswany on What to Read this Summer

by Alaa Al Aswany | Jun-12-2008

The month of June kicks off Reading the World. As part of this project, the NBCC has asked writers from around the globe to recommend a book from beyond...read »

What I’m Looking Forward to Reading: Rigoberto Gonzalez

by admin | Jun-12-2008

There will be no beach, not even a lawn chair or a cozy recliner to ease this critic into the mood for literature, it’s enough that the books themselves, by...read »

The Conversation Continues

by admin | Jun-11-2008

The Quarterly Conversation, the online critical journal edited by Scott Esposito, has just published its twelfth issue. If I have the math right (and assuming...read »


by admin | Jun-11-2008

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 »

NBCC Good Reads 3 [The Long Tail] Jane Hirshfield Recommends…

by admin | Jun-10-2008

NBCC poetry finalist Jane Hirshfield’s pick for the NBCC Good Reads Spring 2008 list, recommendations by NBCC members, awards winners and finalists:I’ve been...read »

Monday Morning Roundup

by admin | Jun-09-2008

NBCC board member Marcela Valdes on Dagoberto Gilb’s The Flowers: “For years, award-winning novelist Dagoberto Gilb said he was working on a novel about his...read »


by admin | Jun-07-2008

Causeway, New Issues Press, 2008.Elaine Sexton is also the author of Sleuth (New Issues Press, 2003).  Her recent poems and reviews appeared or are...read »

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