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 »

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