November, 2018

#NBCC Leonard: Marion Winik on Katya Apekina’s “The Deeper the Water the Uglier the Fish”

by admin | Nov-20-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

#NBCCLeonard: David Varno on Cheston Knapp’s “Up Up, Down Down”

by admin | Nov-20-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Brendan Driscoll on Will Mackin’s “Bring Out the Dog”

by admin | Nov-19-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

Critical Notes: Barack Obama, Lucia Berlin, and books for giving

by Laurie Hertzel | Nov-19-2018

Reminder: It’s time to volunteer for the John Leonard Award committee! Join the conversation on Twitter with the hashtag #NBCCLeonard, and visit our...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Joan Frank on Lydia Kiesling’s “The Golden State”

by admin | Nov-16-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Laurie Hertzel on Tara Westover’s “Educated”

by Laurie Hertzel | Nov-15-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

#NBCCLeonard: Hamilton Cain on Tommy Orange’s “There There”

by admin | Nov-14-2018

The John Leonard Prize, our annual award based on member nominations and chosen by a panel of member volunteers, is awarded for the best first book in any...read »

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