February, 2008

The Top Foreign Books for the Dutch

by admin | Feb-27-2008

NRC, Holland’s (fourth) biggest, most respected paper, held an internet poll for the readers’ all-time favorite foreign book. Here’s what they came up...read »

NBCC Event in Philadelphia Tonight

by admin | Feb-27-2008

PhiladelphiaJoseph Fox Bookshop at Friends Select17th at Benjamin Franklin Parkway7PMJoin NBCC member and moderator Jen A. Miller for an evening of discussing...read »

NBCC Award Finalists in Criticism: Ben Ratliff’s “Coltrane”

by admin | Feb-26-2008

This is the nineteenth 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 Ten Laws of Independent Publishing

by admin | Feb-26-2008

Around Frankfurt, I kept hearing about a list of rules German publisher (and novelist) Michael Kruger compiled. It was a sort of secular ten commandments for...read »

In Other News

by admin | Feb-26-2008

Former NBCC finalist James Wood looks at fugitive lives and their aftermath in two new novels by Hari Kunzru and Peter Carey (pictured left). Also at the New...read »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Biography: Hermione Lee’s “Edith Wharton”

by admin | Feb-26-2008

This is the eighteenth 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: Maureen McLane

by admin | Feb-26-2008

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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