January, 2008

NBCC Event Tonight: Lee Siegel in Conversation

by admin | Jan-23-2008

Lee Siegel, author of Against the Machine: Being Human in the Age of the Electronic Mob Interviewed by National Book Critics Circle president John...read »

NBCC Award Finalists in Autobiography:Joshua Clark’s “Heart Like Water”

by admin | Jan-22-2008

This is the second 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, 2008,...read »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Autobiography: Anna Politkovskaya’s “A Russian Diary”

by admin | Jan-22-2008

This is the first 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, 2008,...read »

Stay Tuned—30 Books in 30 Days

by admin | Jan-22-2008

TWO WEEKS ago, the National Book Critics Circle announced the finalists for our annual book prize, plus the winner of our lifetime achievement and reviewing...read »

Hilma Wolitzer on Key West, Funky T-Shirts and Writer’s Block

by admin | Jan-21-2008

I was down in Key West last week, among all the street chickens and the funky t-shirts (on which profanities prevail) to lead a fiction workshop at the town’s...read »

Around the World with the NBCC

by admin | Jan-20-2008

The reviews keep coming for J.M. Coetzee’s “Diary of a Bad Year.” The latest is former Balakian winner Michael Gorra’s piece, which ran in Truthdig this...read »

In Transit

by admin | Jan-19-2008

If you’re like me, it’s impossible to pass someone reading without determining what it is they’ve got open on their lap. I don’t think I’m alone. Recently, at...read »

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