2011 Finalists: 30 Books

March, 2012

John Reed on Jonathan Lethem’s “The Ecstasy of Influence”

by John Reed | Mar-06-2012

Each day leading up to the March 8 announcement of the 2011 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass is highlighting our thirty finalists. In a first, the NBCC is...read »

Elizabeth Taylor on Manning Marable’s “Malcolm X”

by Elizabeth Taylor | Mar-06-2012

Each day leading up to the March 8 announcement of the 2011 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, in #23 in our...read »

Jane Ciabattari on Sharifa Rhodes-Pitts’ “Harlem Is Nowhere”

by Jane Ciabattari | Mar-06-2012

Each day leading up to the March 8 announcement of the 2011 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, in #22 in our...read »

Karen Long on Diane Ackerman’s “One Hundred Names for Love”

by Karen Long | Mar-05-2012

Each day leading up to the March 8 announcement of the 2011 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, in #19 in our...read »

NBCC Criticism Finalists on The Rumpus, Poetry Coming Up on O, the Oprah Website

by admin | Mar-05-2012

Each day leading up to the March 8 announcement of the 2011 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass is highlighting our thirty finalists. In a first, the NBCC is...read »

Marcela Valdes on Mary Gabriel’s “Love and Capital”

by Marcela Valdes | Mar-05-2012

Each day leading up to the March 8 announcement of the 2011 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, in #18 in our...read »

Carlin Romano on David Bellos’ “Is That a Fish in Your Ear?”

by Carlin Romano | Mar-03-2012

Each day leading up to the March 8 announcement of the 2011 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, in #17 of our...read »

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