June, 2008

Monday Roundup, June 16, 2008

by admin | Jun-15-2008

NBCC member Craig Seligman loves Uwem Akpan’s debut story collection Say You’re One of Them, “a book so overwhelming that when you put it down—if you can—it...read »


by admin | Jun-14-2008

At the Drive-In Volcano, Tupelo Press.Aimee Nezhukumatathil is the author of At the Drive-In Volcano, winner of the Balcones Prize, and Miracle Fruit, which...read »

Now The Hell Will Start:  An Interview With Brendan Koerner

by admin | Jun-12-2008

NBCC intern and University of Memphis MFA student Pat Walters recently spoke with Brendan Koerner,  whose new (and first) nonfiction book, Now The Hell Will...read »

A Sad Day in Pittsburgh:  RIP Jay’s Bookstall

by admin | Jun-12-2008

Another wonderful independent book store bites the dust ... Jay’s Bookstall has been an important fixture in Pittsburgh’s literary community for almost 50...read »

Alaa Al Aswany on What to Read this Summer

by Alaa Al Aswany | Jun-12-2008

The month of June kicks off Reading the World. As part of this project, the NBCC has asked writers from around the globe to recommend a book from beyond...read »

What I’m Looking Forward to Reading: Rigoberto Gonzalez

by admin | Jun-12-2008

There will be no beach, not even a lawn chair or a cozy recliner to ease this critic into the mood for literature, it’s enough that the books themselves, by...read »

The Conversation Continues

by admin | Jun-11-2008

The Quarterly Conversation, the online critical journal edited by Scott Esposito, has just published its twelfth issue. If I have the math right (and assuming...read »

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