March, 2008

Guest Post: A Farewell to ‘Zines

by admin | Mar-13-2008

NBCC member Tim W. Brown offers this wrapup of ‘zine culture, which by the early twenty-first century has given way to the blogosphere.The »

How To Handle All Those Review Copies

by admin | Mar-12-2008

Like most critics, I’m constantly trying to figure out what to do with all the books I get ... put them over here, put them over there, stack them behind »

NBCC 2007 Fiction Award Winner Junot Diaz’s “Good Reads”

by admin | Mar-12-2008

Hari Kunzru’s “My Revolutions” is the book I’m telling people to grab.  Kunzru is burning up in this novel.  He spins a superb tale and his narrator’s »

NBCC 2007 Sandrof Awardee Emilie Buchwald of Milkweed Editions

by admin | Mar-11-2008

Emilie Buchwald “discovery” Ken Kalfus was on hand last Thursday night to present the founder of Milkweed Editions with the National Book Critics »

Reading tonight in NYC: Walter Mosley, Susan Choi

by admin | Mar-11-2008

Recently departed NBCC president and NBCC member John Freeman introduces a reading in the ongoing informal Critical Mass series tonight in New York »

NBCC Award in Criticism:Alex Ross’s “The Rest Is Noise”

by admin | Mar-10-2008

NBCC board member and former Balakian award winner Maureen N. McLane announced the winner of the 2007 NBCC award in criticism on Thursday, March 6, with »

What I’m Reading…

by admin | Mar-10-2008

No rest for the weary critic. As I move swiftly into the 2008 publications, it’s both an exciting and a daunting task to confront the growing stacks »

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