September, 2007

What to Read this Fall

by Jessa Crispin | Sep-06-2007

1. The Best of Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet edited by Kelly Link and Gavin J. Grant LCRW is one of my favorite literary magazines, featuring authors...read »

What to Read this Fall

by Ellen Heltzel | Sep-05-2007

A confession: This summer, when I could have been reading forward, I read backward. That is to say, while many if not most of my book critic colleagues were...read »

In Retrospect: Peter Taylor’s “A Summons to Memphis”

by admin | Sep-04-2007

This week, the NBCC's In Retrospect series will be focusing on Peter Taylor's 1986 fiction winner, "A Summons to Memphis,"a wonderful, Jamesian novel that...read »

Roxana Robinson on Reading Lydia Davis

by Roxana Robinson | Sep-03-2007

I can't stand Lydia Davis, though, no, that's not quite it, it's that I can't stand Lydia Davis's work, though that's not quite it either, I can't stand...read »

August, 2007

What to Read This Fall

by Lizzie Skurnick | Aug-31-2007

Three moves and a two-month trip in under one calendar year mean all my favorite books have been in storage for 9 months--but my shelves are lined with...read »

Remembering Grace Paley

by Jane Ciabattari | Aug-31-2007

"That eye with which any artist looks at life is really dumb in a lot of ways," Grace Paley told Paul Wilner of the New York Times in 1979. "Some people...read »

Lev Grossman on What to Read this Fall

by Lev Grossman | Aug-30-2007

1. The Brief Wondrous Life of Oscar Wao, by Junot Díaz   In 1996 a young Dominican-American writer named Junot Díaz published a slender book of...read »

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