August, 2007

In Retrospect: Robert Lowell at Harvard, Fall 1969

by Nicholas Christopher | Aug-17-2007

In the fall of 1969, as a freshman, I applied, and was admitted, to Robert Lowell's advanced poetry workshop at Harvard, a coveted class with a »

Dog Days of Summer Reads: Rigoberto Gonzalez

by Rigoberto Gonzalez | Aug-17-2007

Every once in a while I’m asked whether I miss "reading for fun." Meaning, do I miss reading a book for the sheer pleasure of it, without the »

In Retrospect: Around the World with Robert Lowell

by admin | Aug-16-2007

Want to read some of the poems from "Day by Day?" You can read "Homecoming" and"Epilogue" online at the Academy of American Poets. You can read »

The Critical I: A Conversation With Jerome Weeks

by admin | Aug-15-2007

AS PART of an ongoing series, the NBCC is talking to book editors and critics around the country. We recently caught up with Jerome Weeks, book critic »

Stay Tuned for the Next….658 Weeks

by John Freeman | Aug-14-2007

READING is a joy, but it's also -- for so many of us -- a map of our future years. How often in conversation a book will come up, snag our curiosity only »

In Retrospect: Patrick Neate on Breaking Up With Hip Hop

by admin | Aug-09-2007

I lately had a revelation while listening to ‘Lakes Of Pontchartrain’by Canadian country band, The Be Good Tanyas. It was this: ‘I’m listening to country – »

Thinking About New Orleans: Questions for James Lee Burke

by Jane Ciabattari | Aug-02-2007

It's hard to judge how many writers have been displaced, dislocated and disoriented by Katrina and aftermath. This is the tenth in our series, »

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