January, 2008

Coming this Week, the NBCC finalists announcement

by admin | Jan-07-2008

NBCC AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENTSaturday, January 12, 2008, 6 pmCity Lights, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco. Join the NBCC board, in...read »

Not Perhaps the News You Want Travelling Home

by admin | Jan-07-2008

A FEW YEARS ago I interviewed a Turkish novelist who was very careful about making comments about the political situation back home. This was a very tense...read »

Critical Outtakes: Geraldine Brooks on Reporting and Storytelling

by admin | Jan-06-2008

LAST WEEK, Geraldine Brooks published "People of the Book," her first novel since winning the Pulitzer for "March."It is a lovely, fascinating, and...read »

Critical Outtakes: Geraldine Brooks on Reporting and Storytelling

by admin | Jan-06-2008

LAST WEEK, Geraldine Brooks published “People of the Book,” her first novel since winning the Pulitzer for “March.” It is a lovely, fascinating, and...read »

Around the World with the NBCC

by admin | Jan-05-2008

Two-time NBCC winner Daniel Mendelsohn luxuriates in the letters of Noel Coward, a man “jagged with sophistication,” (pictured left smoking a cigarette in...read »

Preview 2008: Benjamin Taylor’s “The Book of Getting Even”

by admin | Jan-02-2008

The following is excerpted with permission from Benjamin Taylor’s “The Book of Getting Even,” to be published in May 2008 by Steerforth Press.Marghie called...read »

Steve Weinberg to Teresa Budasi of the Chicago Sun Times: “Hang in there…”

by admin | Jan-01-2008

On the last day of 2007, my postal carrier delivered an envelope from Teresa Budasi, book section editor at the Chicago Sun-Times.  Teresa had enclosed the...read »

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