October, 2007

Roth on Roth: Marco Roth on Philip Roth’s Versions of Pastoral

by admin | Oct-01-2007

The following essay from n + 1editor Marco Roth continues the NBCC's In Retrospect Series -- concluding our focus on Philip Roth's 1987 winner, "The...read »

September, 2007

Julian Barnes on Philip Roth’s “The Counterlife”

by admin | Sep-25-2007

Several years ago I talked to Julian Barnes upon the publication of hisBooker Prize shortlisted novel, "Arthur & George." During the interview we began...read »

The Edmund Wilson Metaphor of the Day

by admin | Sep-25-2007

REGULAR READERS of our blog have probably noticed that the name Edmund Wilson has come up several times in the previous installments of the Critical...read »

An Interview With Dinty W. Moore (yep, he’s real)

by Rebecca Skloot | Sep-24-2007

Dinty W. Moore, writer and editor of the online journal Brevity, corresponded last week with Sara Hoover -- NBCC intern and University of Memphis MFA...read »

In Retrospect: In Class with Jackson Bate

by admin | Sep-22-2007

This week the NBCC has been focusing our In Retrospect serieson W. Jackson Bate's "Samuel Johnson," which won our award for general nonfiction in 1977. The...read »

In Retrospect: Jack Lynch on W. Jackson Bate’s “Samuel Johnson”

by admin | Sep-20-2007

AS JACK BATE moved through the ranks of postwar academe, biography was in bad repute. The scholars who came of age in the ’40s and ’50s complimented...read »

In Retrospect: Adam Sisman on W. Jackson Bate’s “Samuel Johnson”

by Adam Sisman | Sep-18-2007

Walter Jackson Bate’s fine book was immediately recognised as the best modern biography of Samuel Johnson when it appeared more than thirty years ago;...read »

Page 343 of 367 pages    ‹ First  < 341 342 343 344 345 >  Last ›


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






Categories & Archives

Become a Member of the NBCC

NBCC Awards

Finalists for 2017

See all award winners

Find out how to submit

Read how we select

Frequently Asked Questions



Upcoming Events

NBCC Finalists’ Reading: March 13th, 2019

NBCC Awards Ceremony and Reception: March 14th, 2019

NBCC at AWP19 with Paul Beatty and Joan Silber: March 28th, 2019

NBCC at AWP19 The Future of Criticism: A Conversation with Established and Emerging Critics: March 30th, 2019


Videos and Podcasts

NBCC 2017 Awards Ceremony

NBCC 2017 Finalists Reading

All videos and podcasts.



The postings on this blog represent the views and opinions of each individual poster and are not representative of views held by the National Book Critics Circle as an organization, or the NBCC board as a whole. Everything on this blog is copyright protected

Online Committee

Additional Contributors