May, 2008

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 »

“I See Dead People[‘s Books”]

by admin | May-01-2008

Cool. Check out the libraries of Thomas Jefferson,Sylvia Plath, Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Walker Percy and others, with more to come »

April, 2008

Guest Post: Robin Hemley on the Faux Memoir

by admin | Apr-29-2008

NBCC member Robin Hemley, director of the Nonfiction Writing Program at the University of Iowa (and a new Guggenheim fellow), offers this guest post »


by admin | Apr-28-2008

Given the sheer size of the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books, which this year drew about 400 authors and 140,000 visitors, I’ll have to limit myself to »


by admin | Apr-28-2008

The History of Anonymity, University of Georgia Press Jennifer Chang’s poems have appeared in numerous publications, including Kenyon Review, New »

Guest Post: Ferlinghetti’s “Coney Island” at 50

by admin | Apr-27-2008

NBCC board member Oscar Villalon, book editor of the San Francisco Chronicle, gives us permission to reprint NBCC member Barbara Berman’s review of »

Friday Afternoon Roundup

by admin | Apr-25-2008

NBCC board member Maureen McLane’s three-part take on August Kleinholzer’s “Sleeping it Off in Rapid City.” NBCC member Kathryn Harrison reviews “Mad, Bad, »

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