February, 2008

In Retrospect: George Pelecanos on “Clockers”

by admin | Feb-25-2008

The following comment from award winning novelist George Pelecanos comes to us via NBCC member Mark Athitakis, who is curating the In Retrospect series look...read »

Winter Listening: “Told and Retold,” Gioia Timpanelli with Robert Bly

by admin | Feb-24-2008

Master story teller Gioia Timpanelli, author of “Sometimes the Soul: Two Novellas of Sicily,” has a new radio program on PRX called “Told and Retold.” The...read »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Biography: John Richardson’s “A Life of Picasso: The Triumphant Years, 1917

by admin | Feb-24-2008

This is the sixteenth 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 Doom of the Unknown Book Critic, or Who Mourns for Margaret Wallace?

by admin | Feb-23-2008

Thanks to former NBCC board member David Kipen, on the road most days, it seems, with the NEA’s “Big Reads,” who offers up this cross post from his NEA blog...read »

In Retrospect: Dennis Lehane on “Clockers”

by admin | Feb-23-2008

The following post from award winning novelist Dennis Lehane comes to us via NBCC member Mark Athitakis, who is curating the In Retrospect series look back at...read »

What Are You Recommending, Susan Stewart?

by admin | Feb-23-2008

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

In Other News

by admin | Feb-23-2008

NBCC finalist Michael Chabon’s “The Yiddish Policeman’s Union” has been optioned by Scott Rudin and the Coen brothers, who turned “No Country for Old Men”...read »

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