May, 2008

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 »

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 »

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 »

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