December, 2018

Critical Notes: Best of 2018, Milkman & Forrest Gander

by Admin | Dec-23-2018

NBCC Deadlines: NBCC Board Elections deadline is January 4, 2019. Here's the slate of candidates for eight open board seats. To vote, fill out the...read »

NBCC Board Elections: Deadline January 4, 2019

by Admin | Dec-21-2018

The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2019. Board members serve three-year terms and participate in...read »

NBCC Reads: Tara Cheesman on Jacques Bonnet’s ‘Phantoms on the Bookshelves’

by Tara Cheesman | Dec-19-2018

What are your favorite books about books? Why are these books such a ferocious pleasure? Maybe it's their range: books on books can combine memoir and...read »

Becoming, biographies and buffalo cactus

by Laurie Hertzel | Dec-17-2018

Deadlines: NBCC board elections are in full swing. Deadline for voting: January 4. Next steps for members of the #NBCCLeonard judging committee have been...read »

Next Steps for #NBCCLeonard Award Judging

by Gregg Barrios | Dec-15-2018

Leonard Prize Judges: The NBCC 2018 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen. Here is this year’s excellent list.  FRIDAY BLACK by Nana Kwami...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Letitia Montgomery-Rodgers on NoNieqa Ramos’s “The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary”

by admin | Dec-15-2018

This week we announced the finalists for the John Leonard Prize, our annual award for the best first book in any genre based on member nominations and chosen...read »

Announcing the Finalists for the John Leonard Award for Best First Book

by Gregg Barrios | Dec-10-2018

Big news: the NBCC membership has spoken, and the 2018 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen.  Here’s this year’s superb list: FRIDAY BLACK by Nana...read »

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