February, 2008

Around the World on Thursday

by admin | Feb-28-2008

Jim Shepard has won the Story Prize for “Like You’d Understand, Anyway.” Lewis Jones takes a look at a readable new biography of Marcus Garvey. Neil Astley...read »

The Critical Library: Ina Hartwig

by admin | Feb-28-2008

Each week, the National Book Critics Circle will post a list of five books a critic believes reviewers should have in their libraries. We recently heard from...read »

In Retrospect: Larry Mulane on Clockers and Policework

by admin | Feb-27-2008

This week, the In Retrospect series is looking back at Richard Price’s 1992 fiction finalist, Clockers. Larry Mullane, a model for the character of Rocco...read »

What Are You Recommending, David Leavitt?

by admin | Feb-27-2008

NBCC members and finalists and winners of our book award were eligible to vote in the winter edition of the NBCC’s Good Reads. Here’s what former NBCC fiction...read »

Guest Post: Oscar Night Good for Writers

by admin | Feb-27-2008

NBCC member and “NorCal Hollywood correspondent” Paul Wilner sends this post-Oscar night dispatch: Well, it may have been the lowest rated Academy Awards...read »

NBCC Award Finalists in Poetry: Tadeusz Rozewicz’s “New Poems”

by admin | Feb-27-2008

This is the twentieth 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,...read »

The Top Foreign Books for the Dutch

by admin | Feb-27-2008

NRC, Holland’s (fourth) biggest, most respected paper, held an internet poll for the readers’ all-time favorite foreign book. Here’s what they came up...read »

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