January, 2007


by Heather McAlpin | Jan-05-2007

I've been reading Jonathan Lethem, and this passage on "tugboating" from "Motherless Brooklyn" caught my eye. It's something critics (often accused of...read »

December, 2006

What Are You Reading in Ankara?

by Michael D. Lukas | Dec-28-2006

Thanks to the generosity of the American taxpayer and the Fulbright Commission, I am spending this year in Ankara, the capital of Turkey. According to my...read »

Critical Outtakes: An Interview With Melissa Fay Greene

by Jennifer Reese | Dec-26-2006

Melissa Fay Greene's first book, Praying for Sheetrock, recounted the struggle to bring civil rights to a rural Georgia county in the 1970s, and was a 1991...read »

October, 2006

The Ivan Sandrof Life Achievement Award

by admin | Oct-02-2006

The National Book Critics Circle is currently soliciting paragraphs of nomination from our members for the annual Ivan Sandrof Life Achievement Award. The...read »

September, 2006

The Critical I: Six Questions for Mark Rotella

by admin | Sep-23-2006

OVER THE NEXT YEAR, the NBCC will be talking to book editors and critics around the country. We recently caught up with Mark Rotella, senior reviews editor...read »

The Critical I: Six Questions for Lev Grossman

by admin | Sep-20-2006

OVER THE NEXT YEAR, the NBCC will be talking to book editors and critics around the country. We recently caught up withNBCC board member Lev Grossman, book...read »

August, 2006

Thinking About New Orleans: Tom Piazza

by Jane Ciabattari | Aug-29-2006

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

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