April, 2008

Praising Poets and Other Roundup Notes

by admin | Apr-17-2008

NBCC board member Kevin Prufer’s new book, “National Anthem,” well reviewed by Robert C. Jones here.In honor of Robert Hass’s Pulitzer earlier this month, The...read »

Dear American Airlines and Creative Publicity

by admin | Apr-17-2008

If you, like Steve Weinberg, are looking forward to reading “Dear American Airlines: A Novel,” by Jonathan Miles, you’ll be happy to know that the author is...read »

What Steve Weinberg is Looking Forward to Reading

by admin | Apr-17-2008

Longtime NBCC member and former board member Steve Weinberg has had a big few months:  His new book, “Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and...read »


by admin | Apr-16-2008

The National Book Critics Circle regularly posts a list of five books a critic believes reviewers should have in their libraries. We recently heard from...read »

Quick Roundup

by admin | Apr-15-2008

Maryanne Wolf explains the magic, mystery, and pathology behind reading and says the whole thing isn’t terribly natural. Neither is writing—especially if...read »

Of Blurbatology

by admin | Apr-14-2008

“If you recant a blurb,” asked Ron Hogan at GalleyCat last week, “does anybody really care?” My impression so far is, not really. If there is nothing else to...read »


by admin | Apr-11-2008

It was a terrible cloud at twilight, Pleiades Press, 2008.Alessandra Lynch is also the author of Sails the Wind Left Behind. She was born on the East River...read »

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