June, 2006

The NYTBR Best Books: Why William H. Pritchard predicted the lack of concensus

by admin | Jun-10-2006

From "Updike: America's Man of Letters." "Can one imagine a lively argument among three readers about artisitc superiority when the first's notion of a...read »

The NYTBR Best Books Vote: Why Curtis Sittenfeld Voted for “White Noise.”

by admin | Jun-09-2006

As part of our efforts to uncover The Rest of the Best, we've been contacting the judges to ask what they voted for and why. Here's Curtis Sittenfeld: "I...read »

The NYTBR Best Books Vote: Why Rick Moody Chose Grace Paley’s “The Collected Stories.”

by Rick Moody | Jun-09-2006

As part of our efforts to uncover The Rest of the Best, we've been contacting the judges to ask what they voted for, and why. Here's Rick Moody: "I was...read »

Reviewing 101: John Updike’s rules

by John Freeman | Jun-08-2006

Thirty-one years ago, in the introduction to "Picked Up Pieces," his second collection of assorted prose, John Updike laid down his own six rules for...read »

The NYTBR Best Books: Why Thomas Mallon Voted for “Underworld”

by Thomas Mallon | Jun-06-2006

As part of our efforts to uncover The Rest of The Best, we've been contacting the judges to ask what they voted for, and why. Here's Thomas...read »

The NYTBR Best Book Votes: Why Andrew Sean Greer Chose The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay

by Andrew Sean Greer | Jun-06-2006

As part of our efforts to uncover The Rest of The Best, we've been contacting the judges to ask what they voted for, and why. Here's Andrew Sean...read »

The NYTBR Best Book Votes: Why Madison Smartt Bell Didn’t Chose Just One Best Book

by admin | Jun-04-2006

As part of our efforts to uncover The Rest of The Best, we've been contacting the judges to ask what they voted for, and why. Here's Madison Smartt...read »

Page 340 of 341 pages    ‹ First  < 338 339 340 341 > 


About the Critical Mass Blog

Commentary on literary criticism, publishing, writing, and all things NBCC related. It's written by independent members of the NBCC Board of Directors (see list of bloggers below).

Subscribe

SIGN UP FOR CRITICAL NOTES





Categories & Archives

Become a Friend of the NBCC

NBCC Awards

Award Winners for 2016

See all award winners

Find out how to submit

Read how we select

Frequently Asked Questions


Videos and Podcasts

NBCC 2016 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Finalists Reading

NBCC 2014 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Finalists Reading

Video: New Literary Journals

Video: The VIDA Count and Gender Bias in Book Reviewing

Podcast: What Is Criticism? NBCC Winners and Finalists at AWP

All videos and podcasts.



The postings on this blog represent the views and opinions of each individual poster and are not representative of views held by the National Book Critics Circle as an organization, or the NBCC board as a whole. Everything on this blog is copyright protected

Online Committee

Additional Contributors