by Eric Liebetrau | Sep-22-2014
Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items to [email protected]. Make sure to send links that do not require a subscription or username and password.
Jacob Siefring reviews Antoine Volodine’s “Writers.”
Kirkus Indie editor Karen Schechner interviews Sarah Waters.
Barbara Spindel reviews William Deresiewicz's "Excellent Sheep" for the San Francisco Chronicle.
Julie R. Enszer reviews Ellen Bass’s "Like a Beggar" at The Rumpus.
In the Jewish Review of Books, Erika Dreifus extends a discussion of "Holocaust fiction."
Matthew Jakubowski writes an experimental review of "Everything Happens As It Does" by Albena Stambolova.
NBCC board member Tom Beer reviews Maureen Corrigan’s “So We Read On: How ‘The Great Gatsby’ Came to Be and Why It Endures.”
2013 Balakian winner Katherine A. Powers reviews Joseph O'Neill's "The Dog" for the Barnes & Noble Review.
Jim Ruland reviews Wendy Ortiz’s "Excavation" and Eirik Clark’s "Sweetness #9."
NBCC board member Jane Ciabattari reviews Monica McFawn's Flannery O'Connor award-winning short-story collection for NPR.org.
From Adam Kirsch: "David Bezmozgis’ Brilliant Alt-History of an Adulterous Sharansky Who Never Was."
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).
Categories & Archives
- 30 Books |
- Adventures in E-Reading |
- Awards |
- 2007 Awards |
- 2008 Awards |
- 2011 Finalists: 30 Books in 30 Days |
- 2012 Finalists Interviewed at New School |
- 30 Books in 30 Days |
- Live announcement of NBCC Awards finalists |
- 2013 Finalists Interviewed at New School |
- 30 Books in 30 Days 2013 |
- 2013 Awards |
- Podcasts |
- 2009 Awards |
- 2010 Awards |
- 2010 Finalists: 31 Books in 30 Days |
- 2011 Awards |
- Articles |
- Craft |
- Celebrating Philip Roth |
- Conversations with Literary Websites |
- Critical Library |
- Critical Outtakes: Discussions With Writers |
- Criticism |
- In Retrospect |
- Industry News |
- Interviews |
- NBCC 35th Anniversary |
- NBCC Campaign to Save Book Reviews |
- NBCC Featured Review |
- NBCC News |
- NBCC Reads |
- Roundups |
- Q&A |
- Remembrances |
- Small Press Spotlight |
- The Critical I: Conversations With Critics and Review Editors |
- The Next Decade in Book Culture |
- The Rest of the Best |
- Thinking About New Orleans: A Series About New Orleans Writers Post Katrina |
- Videos |
- What I'm Looking Forward to Reading