February, 2008

The Doom of the Unknown Book Critic, or Who Mourns for Margaret Wallace?

by admin | Feb-23-2008

Thanks to former NBCC board member David Kipen, on the road most days, it seems, with the NEA’s “Big Reads,” who offers up this cross post from his NEA blog...read »

In Retrospect: Dennis Lehane on “Clockers”

by admin | Feb-23-2008

The following post from award winning novelist Dennis Lehane comes to us via NBCC member Mark Athitakis, who is curating the In Retrospect series look back at...read »

What Are You Recommending, Susan Stewart?

by admin | Feb-23-2008

NBCC members and finalists and winners of our book award were eligible to vote in the winter edition of the NBCC’s Good Reads. Poetry winner and critic Susan...read »

In Other News

by admin | Feb-23-2008

NBCC finalist Michael Chabon’s “The Yiddish Policeman’s Union” has been optioned by Scott Rudin and the Coen brothers, who turned “No Country for Old Men”...read »

NBCC Event in Vermont Tonight Cancelled

by admin | Feb-22-2008

Northsire Books4869 Main Street Manchester Center, Vermont 05255802-362-2200 • 800-437-3700 Due to the snowstorm, the NBCC panel discussion on its new...read »

NBCC Awards Finalists in Fiction: Joyce Carol Oates’s “The Gravedigger’s Daughter”

by admin | Feb-22-2008

This is the fifteenth 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 »

Dispatch from the NBCC Good Reads Event in Seattle

by admin | Feb-21-2008

Seattle is known for making nice. Express a strong opinion in a Seattle crowd and folks are likely to look down in embarrassment at their gumboots (or Guccis...read »

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