November, 2008

NBCC Reads, Fall 2008: Long Tail #2

by admin | Nov-10-2008

For our next Long Tail entry, we’ve got suggestions from Art Taylor, a critic and professor at George Mason University, and Martha K. Baker, who writes »

Grace Lichtenstein Remembers “John Leonard, Feminist”

by admin | Nov-08-2008

NBCC member Grace Lichtenstein offers these reminiscences of critic John Leonard: I worked with John when I was a reporter and he was an editor at the »

“The Books We Love Love Us Back:“John Leonard 1939-2008 RIP

by admin | Nov-06-2008

With sadness we learn of the passing of John Leonard, incomparable critic and mentor to many, supporter of books and writers new and not so new, long »

Midweek Roundup

by admin | Nov-05-2008

NBCC board member Kevin Prufer’s “National Anthem” chosen for PW’s Best Books of the Year. And his “New European Poets,” edited with Wayne Miller, »

VQR’s Young Reviewers Winner: “Astute, Incisive….” and a New NBCC Member

by admin | Nov-04-2008

“Astute incisive, and rich in historical context.” That’s what judges and critics Ted Genoways, editor of Virgnia Quarterly Review, and NBCC board »

NBCC Reads, Fall 2008: Long Tail #1

by admin | Nov-04-2008

Although we posted our omnibus summary of responses last week, we will continue to highlight individual choices through the end of this month. To kick off »

Lawrence Ferlinghetti: A Camelot Moment?

by admin | Nov-03-2008

On the eve of Election Day 2008, some thoughts from NBCC Sandrof award winner Lawrence Ferlinghetti, an outtake from former NBCC prez John Freeman’s “ »

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