February, 2007

Critical Outtakes: Elif Shafak on Language

by admin | Feb-24-2007

Last month, Viking published Turkish writer Elif Shafak's latest novel, "The Bastard of Istanbul," the story of an Armenian family and a Turkish Muslim...read »

NBCC Finalist: Simon Schama’s “Rough Crossing”

by admin | Feb-23-2007

Today's posts will focus on Simon Schama's "Rough Crossings" (HarperCollins), which is a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award for...read »

Flaubert: A Biography

by Art Winslow | Feb-22-2007

Today's posts will focus on "Flaubert: A Biography" by Frederick Brown (Little, Brown), which is a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle Award...read »

Bruce Bawer on How and Why Europe Slept

by J. Peder Zane | Feb-21-2007

Today's posts will focus on Bruce Bawer's "While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam is Destroying the West from Within," a finalist for the 2006 NBCC prize in...read »

At Canaan’s Edge

by Elizabeth Taylor ed | Feb-20-2007

Today's posts will focus on "At Canaan's Edge: America in the King Years 1965-68" by Taylor Branch (Simon & Schuster), which is a finalist for the 2006...read »

Stuart: A Life Backwards

by Margo Hammond | Feb-19-2007

Today's posts will focus on "Stuart: A Life Backwards" by Alexander Masters (Delacorte Press), which is a finalist for the 2006 National Book Critics Circle...read »

Thinking About New Orleans: Checking in via Ken Foster

by Jane Ciabattari | Feb-18-2007

This is sixth in our series about New Orleans writers. It's hard to judge how many writers have been displaced, dislocated and disoriented by Katrina and...read »

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