February, 2007

NBCC Elects Eight New Board Members

by admin | Feb-10-2007

Every year the National Book Critics Circle elects eight critics from within its ranks to serve on our board. It was a squeaker election this year, but it...read »

A Sense of the World

by Steve Weinberg | Feb-09-2007

"A Sense of the World: How a Blind Man Became History’s Greatest Traveler" by Jason Roberts (HarperCollins) is a finalist for the National Book Critics...read »

Miltos Sachtouris’ Poems (1945-1971)

by Kevin Prufer | Feb-07-2007

Today's posts will focus on Miltos Sachtouris' "Poems (1945-1971), a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award in poetry. "Reading...read »

Talking with Chimamanda Adichie

by Jane Ciabattari | Feb-07-2007

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie returned to the US from Nigeria, where she was launching Half of a Yellow Sun in December, to learn the "lovely lovely...read »

What AreYou Reading in Brooklyn?

by Donna Brook | Feb-06-2007

I recently finished Beasts of No Nation by Uzodinma Iwealaand point out that, when he mentions his favorite books in the back, he singles out The Famished...read »

Found in The Lost: Daniel Mendelsohn’s powerful memoir

by Ellen Heltzel | Feb-06-2007

Today's post focuses on "The Lost: A Search for Six of Six Million," by Daniel Mendelsohn (HarperCollins), a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics...read »

A Breakthrough Memoir—Alison Bechdel’s FUN HOME

by Heather McAlpin | Feb-05-2007

Today's posts will focus on Alison Bechdel's FUN HOME, a finalist for the 2006 NBCC award in autobiography.   ARE MEMORIES predominantly visual or...read »

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