March, 2008

NBCC Award in Criticism:Alex Ross’s “The Rest Is Noise”

by admin | Mar-10-2008

NBCC board member and former Balakian award winner Maureen N. McLane announced the winner of the 2007 NBCC award in criticism on Thursday, March 6, with »

What I’m Reading…

by admin | Mar-10-2008

No rest for the weary critic. As I move swiftly into the 2008 publications, it’s both an exciting and a daunting task to confront the growing stacks »

Norwegian Critics Awards Night

by admin | Mar-10-2008

This just in from Alf Wagermo, reporting on behalf of the Norwegian Critics’ Association, that country’s NBCC equivalent. On Thursday 6th of March the »

2007 Balakian Citation for Sam Anderson

by admin | Mar-09-2008

The Balakian Award for Excellence in Reviewing is named in honor of Nona Balakian,a founding member of the National Book Critics Circle and its »

Guest Post: Balakian Award Winner Sam Anderson

by admin | Mar-08-2008

I became a book critic so I wouldn’t have to talk to anybody-especially not large crowds of intimidatingly literate people-so I’m mildly terrified »

NBCC Awards Ceremony: President’s Speech

by admin | Mar-07-2008

For those of you who couldn’t be at last night’s awards ceremony, here is John Freeman’s welcoming speech in his last evening as NBCC president: Thank »

NBCC Award Winners 2007

by admin | Mar-07-2008

NBCC member Photo credit: Miriam Berkley shot this group portrait of the winners of the NBCC 2007 awards. From left,Tim Jeal, NBCC award winner in »

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