October, 2008

Thoughts about Arts and Culture Funding? Contribute to WNYC’s Wiki

by admin | Oct-20-2008

With the economy tanking and the future of arts and culture funding up in the air, WNYC host Brian Lehrer (pictured here) is offering those who care about...read »


by admin | Oct-18-2008

The anthology is one of those labors of love in the literary world, for the editor at least. The editor is the collector, the organizer, community-builder...read »

A Conversation with Steve Weinberg

by admin | Oct-16-2008

This past spring former NBCC board member Steve Weinberg published Taking on the Trust:The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and John D. Rockefeller, an account of...read »

National Book Award Finalists

by admin | Oct-15-2008

This just in: National Book Award Finalists, winners to be announced November 19 in New York City. Fiction ALEKSANDER HEMON, THE LAZARUS PROJECT...read »

Aravind Adiga Takes Man Booker Prize

by admin | Oct-15-2008

In a bit of a surprise, Aravind Adiga’s White Tiger received the Man Booker Prize. At The Guardian, Sam Jordison explains why.Labels: Aravind Adiga, Man...read »


by admin | Oct-14-2008

NBCC board member Geeta Sharma-Jensen on “Home,” in which NBCC award winner Marilynne Robinson returns to “Gilead.” (Heads up: Marilynne Robinson, NBCC...read »


by admin | Oct-11-2008

Evanescent Isles: From My City-Village, Hong Kong University Press, 2008. Xu Xi is one of Hong Kong’s leading English language writers. She is the author...read »

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