August, 2008

Hiatus

by admin | Aug-29-2008

Critical Mass and the blogging committee are off today....read »

Guest Post: Mark Athitakis on the State of Alt-Weeklies

by admin | Aug-27-2008

As the summer of imploding books pages grinds to a painful halt, NBCC member Mark Athitakis, Arts Editor at Washington City Paper, offers these observations...read »

Oscar Leaving the Chronicle

by admin | Aug-26-2008

NBCC board member Oscar Villalon, book editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, departs on Friday, August 29.  He took a buyout, but, he says, he’s still in...read »

SMALL PRESS SPOTLIGHT: LATINO WRITERS COLLECTIVE

by admin | Aug-22-2008

Primera Pagina: Poetry from the Latino Heartland, Scapegoat Press, 2008. Speaking on behalf of the Latino Writers Collective is Linda Rodriguez, who heads...read »

MANNY FARBER, RIP

by admin | Aug-19-2008

Manny Farber, whose writings on film were a deep source of inspiration not only for movie critics but also for literary critics and anyone who took cinema as...read »

SMALL PRESS SPOTLIGHT: KAZIM ALI

by admin | Aug-16-2008

The Fortieth Day, Boa Editions, 2008. Kazim Ali is also the author of The Far Mosque (Alice James Books, 2005) and the novel Quinn’s Passage (blazevox...read »

PARDON THIS BRIEF DIGRESSION…

by admin | Aug-15-2008

It’s not just we book critics who are losing out as newspapers shrink…Labels: Industry News...read »

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