May, 2017

Coming up During BEA Week: NBCC Membership Meeting, Beyond the Buzz Panel

by Admin | May-24-2017

The National Book Critics Circle's annual General Membership Meeting, which coincides with this year's Book Expo America. The meeting is open to all members,...read »

GONE FISHING

by Admin | May-23-2017

Critical Notes will return next week.....   ...read »

May showers readers with audio books by Alec Baldwin and Sarah Dunant, book to film deals, and more

by Anjali Enjeti | May-15-2017

May Day! May Day! These releases will save you from bad reality television and boredom. NBCC board member and Balakian winner Katherine A. Powers preferred...read »

Galloping into Summer Reading with Russo, Ford and More

by Elizabeth Taylor | May-09-2017

The Kentucky Derby has been run, the Preakness Stakes is coming up and the stampede of summer books begins. For the Portland Press Herald, Michael Berry...read »

Granta’s best young authors, Elizabeth Strout’s new novel, & a conversation with Ishion Hutchinson

by Laurie Hertzel | May-01-2017

  Balakian award winner Michelle Dean writes in the Guardian on Granta's best young American authors, including NBCC John Leonard award winners Yaa Gyasi...read »

April, 2017

The great Margaret Atwood, Vladimir Lenin, and other venerables

by Laurie Hertzel | Apr-24-2017

A glorious spring day. The magnolias are blooming (they smell like bubblegum!), the forsythia is glowing golden and my tulips have not yet been eaten by...read »

SAVE THE DATES: PEN World Voices, NBCC Membership Meeting and ‘Beyond the Buzz’ Panel

by Kate Tuttle | Apr-20-2017

  SAVE THE DATES! Take note, as there's been a slight adjustment to the BEA events. The May 31-June 1 events take place during BookExpo (aka BEA), so there...read »

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