March, 2008

Gary Snyder on Zazen

by admin | Mar-01-2008

Q: What does zazen do for the poetry? Do you feel that there is a relation there that helps somehow in the writing?A: I was very hesitant to even think »

February, 2008

Richard Price, in Conversation (Part 1)

by admin | Feb-29-2008

This week, the In Retrospect series is looking back at Richard Price’s 1992 fiction finalist, Clockers. What follows is the first of a three part »

Dispatch from the NBCC Good Reads Event in Philadelphia

by admin | Feb-29-2008

It’s fitting that the NBCC Good Reads Panel in Philadelphia needed a chalk board. That’s because we held our event, where we talked about everything »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Criticism: Susan Faludi’s “The Terror Dream”

by admin | Feb-29-2008

This is the twenty-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 Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalists

by admin | Feb-28-2008

Fiction Junot Diaz, THE BRIEF WONDROUS LIFE OF OSCAR WAO (Riverhead) Andrew O’Hagan, BE NEAR ME (Harcourt) Stewart O’Nan, LAST NIGHT AT THE »

What We Talk about When We Talk About Translation

by admin | Feb-28-2008

Thursday, February 28th at 6:30 p.m The Mercantile Library Center for Fiction 17 East 47th Street New York, NY 10017 Join NBCC members Ruth Franklin (The »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Nonfiction: Alan Weisman’s “The World Without Us”

by admin | Feb-28-2008

This is the twenty-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, »

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