May, 2008

NBCC Good Reads 3 [The Long Tail]: Steven G. Kellman on Dominique Fabre’s “The Waitress Was New”

by admin | May-05-2008

NBCC Nona Balakian winner for best critic of the year Steven G. Kellman’s recommendation for his favorite work of fiction for Spring 2008:The Waitress Was New...read »

The National Book Critics Circle Announces the Spring 2008 NBCC Good Reads List

by admin | May-04-2008

The votes are in, and this weekend the National Book Critics Circle announces the Spring 2008 NBCC Good Reads list:Recommendations From NBCC members, award...read »

PEN World Voices Fest: Voice Triumphs at PEN Cabaret

by admin | May-04-2008

The disembodied voice of Hungarian singer Bea Palya filled the darkness at the venerable night club Webster Hall as she emerged from the back alongside the...read »

“Believer” at PEN World Voices Fest: Vladmaster Vladimir’s Viewmasters

by admin | May-04-2008

A Cal Arts student, drawn to the Viewmaster portion of the “Believer” event on Saturday night, part of the PEN World Voices Festival, set up his thousands of...read »

Saturday Weekend

by admin | May-03-2008

NBCC board member Eric Banks’s Derby pick in Men’s Vogue. Former NBCC board member Laura Miller on Christopher Benfey’s “A Summer of Hummingbirds” in the New...read »

PEN World Voices Fest: Public Lives/Private Lives

by admin | May-02-2008

Jane Austen wrote about private lives, nary a hint of the Napoleonic Wars. Not an option for writers today; the public world intrudes, Salman Rushdie reminded...read »

Roundup Time

by admin | May-01-2008

NBCC board member and Critical Mass blogger Scott McLemee on “All the Sad Young Men”. NBCC board member Art Winslow on Christopher Benfey’s “A Summer of...read »

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