April, 2007

Interview with NBCC Winner Lawrence Weschler

by Jane Ciabattari | Apr-08-2007

In presenting the NBCC award in criticism to Lawrence Weschler for "Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences" last month, NBCC president John Freeman...read »

George Orwell on Book Review

by Rebecca Skloot | Apr-04-2007

The best practice, it has always seemed to me, would be simply to ignore the great majority of books and to give very long reviews -- 1,000 words is a bare...read »

What Are You Looking Forward to Reading in Spring 2007?

by Maureen McLane | Apr-03-2007

Five books I'm looking forward to reading this spring: Susan Sontag, "At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches" (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, March): This may...read »

A Conversation with Barbara J. King

by Jessa Crispin | Apr-02-2007

For the past two years, biological anthropologist Barbara J. King has written a monthly feature for my literary webzine, Bookslut.com. I believe the...read »

March, 2007

Critical Outakes: Mohsin Hamid on Camus, Immigration, and Love

by admin | Mar-30-2007

NEXT WEEK, Harcourt will publish Mohsin Hamid's second novel, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," a brisk rewriting of Albert Camus' "The Fall" (1957) for...read »

What I’m Looking Forward to this Spring

by John Freeman | Mar-30-2007

LIKE A FEW OTHERS ON THIS BOARD, I'm working my way through the Lee biography of Wharton, which is terrific (so far), and have set aside a weekend for...read »

Lizzie Skurnick’s Top Five For Spring

by Lizzie Skurnick | Mar-28-2007

It goes without saying that this is impossible to choose, but we took the top 10 from the stack of 50, then winnowed it down to 5: 1. Joe...read »

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