February, 2008

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 New...read »

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,...read »

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 »

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