Roundup: Aatish Taseer, Leah Hager Cohen, Yannick Murphy, more

by Mark Athitakis (membership) | Sep-19-2011

Parul Sehgal, winner of the 2011 Balakian award, reviews Aatish Taseer’s Noon for the New York Times Book Review and Paul Hendrickson’s biography Hemingway’s Boat for the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

Laura Collins-Hughes reviews Leah Hager Cohen’s novel The Grief of Others for the Boston Globe.

Michael Lindgren reviews Yannick Murphy’s novel The Call for the Washington Post.

Jim Carmin reviews Peter Smith’s memoir A Cavalcade of Lesser Horrors in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.

Carolyn Kellogg reviews Chris Colin’s memoir Blindsight for the Los Angeles Times.

Stephen Burt reviews Vincenz Serrano’s poem “Static” for New Poetries.

Starting next month, NBCC board member David Haglund will help run Brow Beat, Slate’s culture blog.

Your reviews and recommendations help seed these roundups: If you’re an NBCC member with a review you’d like considered for inclusion, please email nbcccritics@gmail.com. You can also get our attention by using the Twitter hashtag #nbcc, posting on the wall of our Facebook page, or joining our members-only LinkedIn group.




About the Critical Mass Blog

Commentary on literary criticism, publishing, writing, and all things NBCC related. It's written by independent members of the NBCC Board of Directors (see list of bloggers below).

Subscribe

SIGN UP FOR CRITICAL NOTES





Categories & Archives

Become a Friend of the NBCC

Upcoming Events

NBCC at AWP18: March 09th, 2018

NBCC Finalists’ Reading: March 14th, 2018

NBCC Awards Ceremony and Reception: March 15th, 2018


NBCC Awards

Award Winners for 2016

See all award winners

Find out how to submit

Read how we select

Frequently Asked Questions


Videos and Podcasts

NBCC 2016 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2015 Finalists Reading

NBCC 2014 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2013 Finalists Reading

Video: New Literary Journals

Video: The VIDA Count and Gender Bias in Book Reviewing

Podcast: What Is Criticism? NBCC Winners and Finalists at AWP

All videos and podcasts.