January, 2008

Liveblogging the NBCC Awards Finalists Announcements

by admin | Jan-12-2008

[As this is a live webcast, certain names, places, people, and events will be misspelled, misread, and/or misapprehended. Apologies in advance.] 6:02 p.m.:...read »

New Orleans Times-Picayune Book Pages Update

by admin | Jan-10-2008

New Orleans Times Picayune book editor and NBCC member Susan Larson sends this update on the changes in her newspaper’s book pages as reported in our December...read »

Guest Post: Twenty Ways of Reviewing Ondaatje

by admin | Jan-10-2008

The following essay comes to us from Molly McQuade, former NBCC board member, poet, and author of the critical volumes “By Herself” and “Stealing Glimpses.”...read »

New Board Members

by admin | Jan-09-2008

The National Book Critics Circle has elected eight new members of the board of directors.  They are:Eric BanksJames MarcusScott McLemeeElizabeth TaylorDavid...read »

Coming this Week, the NBCC finalists announcement

by admin | Jan-07-2008

NBCC AWARDS FINALISTS ANNOUNCEMENTSaturday, January 12, 2008, 6 pmCity Lights, 261 Columbus Avenue at Broadway, San Francisco. Join the NBCC board, in...read »

Not Perhaps the News You Want Travelling Home

by admin | Jan-07-2008

A FEW YEARS ago I interviewed a Turkish novelist who was very careful about making comments about the political situation back home. This was a very tense...read »

Critical Outtakes: Geraldine Brooks on Reporting and Storytelling

by admin | Jan-06-2008

LAST WEEK, Geraldine Brooks published "People of the Book," her first novel since winning the Pulitzer for "March."It is a lovely, fascinating, and...read »

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