December, 2017

Emerging Critics Bookchat: Four Tips from Tom Beer

by Heather Scott Partington | Dec-23-2017

  Tom Beer, book editor of Newsday and former NBCC President (2015-2017), met with NBCC’s Emerging Critics in our first advisory Skype session. Emerging...read »

News, reviews, happy and sad

by Laurie Hertzel | Dec-18-2017

  NBCC fiction awardee Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie's Americanah makes Time magazine's list of 30 books to read before you're 30 (along with fiction finalists...read »

Short stories and letters headline this week for the short on time reader

by Anjali Enjeti | Dec-11-2017

  Former NBCC board president, and current board member Tom Beer wrote about new books this week for Newsday.  Star Tribune senior editor for books and...read »

Announcing the finalists for the #NBCCLeonard award

by Daniel Akst | Dec-07-2017

Big news: the NBCC membership has spoken, and the 2017 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen. Here’s this year’s superb list:   What It Means When a...read »

Sam Shepard’s Swan Song, and more: Critical Notes for the week of December 4

by Daisy Fried | Dec-04-2017

​​ photo by Chad Batka/NYT NBCC Balakian winning critic Parul Sehgal is interviewed by Durga Chew-Bose in SSENSE.  NBCC VP and Online Chair Jane...read »

Reminder: Time to Run for the NBCC Board

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-01-2017

RUN FOR THE NBCC BOARD! The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2018. Board members serve three-year...read »

November, 2017

Coming up: Diana Trilling at the National Arts Club

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-30-2017

National Book Critics Circle members are invited to this upcoming event on the life of Diana Trilling. Tuesday, December 19   8:00pm    Biographer Natalie...read »

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