September, 2016

#NBCCLeonard Picks #1: Elizabeth Rosner on Kim Brooks’ The Houseguest

by Elizabeth Rosner | Sep-28-2016

In November, National Book Critics Circle members will begin nominating and voting for the fourth John Leonard award for first book in any genre. In the...read »

Critical Notes: Ann Patchett, Nicholson Baker, Affinity Konar, Jonathan Safran Foer, and more

by Carmela Ciuraru | Sep-18-2016

Your reviews seed this roundup. Please send items, including news about recent publications and honors, to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. (Current members only.)...read »

August, 2016

Reminder: Sign up for #NBCCLeonard Award Committee, Blog Series

by Admin | Aug-30-2016

Calling all voting members of the National Book Critics Circle. This fall you'll be nominating books for the fourth year of our #NBCCLeonard award for best...read »

Critical Notes: Colson Whitehead, William Giraldi and Patient H.M.

by Elizabeth Taylor | Aug-29-2016

Board member Colette Bancroft reviews Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad for the Tampa Bay Times. Mike Lindgren reviews William Giraldi’s The Hero’s...read »

Critical Notes: Jacqueline Woodson, Colson Whitehead, Jessica Valenti, and more

by Michele Filgate | Aug-22-2016

Newsday books editor and NBCC board president Tom Beer interviews Jacqueline Woodson about Another Brooklyn, her new novel for adults. For her weekly Lit Hub...read »

What Are You Reading This Summer? [Part III]

by John Freeman | Aug-16-2016

My summer reading has been a mixture of happenstance and preparation. I spent five weeks in Paris teaching at a program for NYU and I used to pass a little...read »

Helen Gurley Brown, Teju Cole and Romance of Latin

by Elizabeth Taylor | Aug-15-2016

Post-conventions, mid-Olympics, pre-Labor Day, and plenty of time for summer reading. Board member Carmela Ciuraru has been surveying a set of smart readers,...read »

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