February, 2008

NBCC Awards Finalists in Biography: Hermione Lee’s “Edith Wharton”

by admin | Feb-26-2008

This is the eighteenth 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 Critical Library: Maureen McLane

by admin | Feb-26-2008

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 »

Around the World (or New Jersey) with Richard Price

by admin | Feb-26-2008

This week, the In Retrospect series is looking back at Richard Price’s 1992 finalist, Clockers. As Mark Athitakis points out, Price actually wrote three...read »

What are You Recommending, Mary Jo Bang?

by admin | Feb-26-2008

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 poetry finalist and...read »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Poetry: Michael O’Brien’s “Sleeping and Waking”

by admin | Feb-25-2008

This is the seventeenth 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 Metaphysics of Love

by admin | Feb-25-2008

From Charles Baxter’s “The Feast of Love:”“And then we were making love . . . and my soul—I can’t believe I’m saying this, but it’s what...read »

What Are You Recommending, Annie Proulx?

by admin | Feb-25-2008

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 fiction finalist...read »

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