August, 2015

What Are You Reading This Summer?

by Carmela Ciuraru | Aug-04-2015

Recently, we asked authors, editors, and booksellers: "What are you reading (or hoping to read) this summer?"  I always keep an eye out for international...read »

July, 2015

Critical Notes: Go Set a Watchman, E.L. Doctorow, Ta-Nehisi Coates, and more

by Michele Filgate | Jul-27-2015

Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items, including new about your new publications and recent honors, to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. Make sure to send...read »

Roundup: Rachel Cusk, Jon Krakauer, Lidia Yuknavitch, and more

by Mark Athitakis | Jul-13-2015

Check out photos from the NBCC/Zyzzyva event celebrating Bay Area literary institutions and Maxine Hong Kingston. Balakian Citation recipient Alexandra...read »

NBCC/Zyzzyva Partygoers Celebrate Bay Area Literary Institutions

by Admin | Jul-09-2015

On the eve of the American Library Association convention in San Francisco, the National Book Critics Circle and Zyzzyva Magazine threw a party to celebrate a...read »

NBCC/Zyzzyva Partygoers Salute Maxine Hong Kingston

by admin | Jul-09-2015

"You changed our lives!" A group of Bay Area Asian American women writers gave a spontaneous salute to NBCC nonfiction awardee Maxine Hong Kingston (Woman...read »

June, 2015

Critical Notes: Jonathan Galassi, Kate Walbert, Etgar Keret, and more

by Carmela Ciuraru | Jun-29-2015

Bharti Kirchner reviews "Midnight’s Furies: The Deadly Legacy of India’s Partition," by Nisid Hajari, for the Seattle Times. Denise Low reviews Richard...read »

Critical Notes: W. B. Yeats, Kate Walbert, Heidi Julavits & More

by Elizabeth Taylor | Jun-22-2015

Yeats turns 150 and BBC.com asks: “The 20th Century’s Greatest Poet?” To consider that question, past NBCC President and current VP Jane Ciabattari talks...read »

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