2012 Finalists: 30 Books

February, 2013

30 Books: Elizabeth Taylor on Katherine Boo’s “Behind the Beautiful Forevers”

by Elizabeth Taylor | Feb-15-2013

In the weeks leading up to the February 28 announcement of the 2012 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today in our series,...read »

30 Books: Eric Banks on Marina Warner’s “Stranger Magic: Charmed States and the Arabian Nights”

by Eric Banks | Feb-14-2013

In the weeks leading up to the February 28 announcement of the 2012 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today in our series,...read »

30 Books: Megan O’Grady on Ngugi Thiong’o's “In the House of the Interpreter”

by Megan O'Grady | Feb-13-2013

In the weeks leading up to the February 28 announcement of the 2012 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today in our series,...read »

30 Books: Colette Bancroft on David Quammen’s “Spillover”

by Colette Bancroft | Feb-13-2013

In the weeks leading up to the February 28 announcement of the 2012 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today in our series,...read »

30 Books: Benjamin Moser on David Ferry’s “Bewilderment”

by Benjamin Moser | Feb-12-2013

In the weeks leading up to the February 28 announcement of the 2012 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today in our series,...read »

30 Books: David Biespiel on Robert A. Caro’s “The Passage of Power: The Years of Lyndon Johnson”

by David Biespiel | Feb-11-2013

In the weeks leading up to the February 28 announcement of the 2012 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today in our series,...read »

30 Books: Mark Athitakis on Maureen N. McLane’s “My Poets”

by Mark Athitakis | Feb-11-2013

In the weeks leading up to the February 28 announcement of the 2012 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today in our series,...read »

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