December, 2007

What Are You Recommending, John Casey?

by admin | Dec-09-2007

LAST week, the NBCC launched a Best Recommended List, drawn from the votes of our members and over a hundred former finalists and winners of our award. (For...read »

Around the World with the NBCC

by admin | Dec-09-2007

Former NBCC finalist Anthony Shadid reviews an anthology of the best reporting from the Iraq war (which features writing by recent finalist, Patrick...read »

In Which It Works Against Them

by admin | Dec-09-2007

How many very good contemporary novelists have become hard to write about because of the back-drafts caused by their success? I could name names here, but you...read »

What are You Recommending, Daisy Fried?

by admin | Dec-08-2007

LAST week, the NBCC launched a Best Recommended List, drawn from the votes of our members and over a hundred former finalists and winners of our award. (For...read »

What are You Recommending, Daisy Fried?

by Daisy Fried | Dec-08-2007

LAST week, the NBCC launched a Best Recommended List, drawn from the votes of our members and over a hundred former finalists and winners of our award. (For...read »

Literary Critic, Reviewer, Book Critic: Peter Prescott Parses the Art

by admin | Dec-08-2007

Peter Prescott (1935-2004), author and longtime Newsweek book critic, defined the terms of the NBCC art and craft this way in “Never in Doubt: Critical Essays...read »

Food for Though From Kurt Vonnegut

by admin | Dec-07-2007

“Any reviewer who expresses rage and loathing for a novel is preposterous. He or she is like a person who has put on full armor and attacked a hot fudge...read »

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