May, 2014

NBCC Reads: What’s Your Favorite First Book Ever? Albert Camus’ ‘The Stranger’

by John Smolens | May-11-2014

"What's your favorite first book by an author ever?" That's the question that launches the seventh year of the NBCC Reads series, which draws upon the bookish...read »

Upcoming NBCC Event: Toasts and Literary Conversation in San Francisco June 12

by Jane Ciabattari | May-11-2014

Join NBCC members and honorees, hosts Jane Ciabattari (NBCC VP/Online and former NBCC president),  Zyzzyva editor Laura Cogan and managing editor Oscar...read »

NBCC Reads: What’s Your Favorite First Book?

by Jane Ciabattari | May-08-2014

Critical Mass readers will know we are now in our seventh year of "NBCC Reads." This survey allows us to draw on the bookish expertise of our membership,...read »

Roundup: David Grossman, Emma Donoghue, Miriam Pawel, John Updike bio, and more

by Eric Liebetrau | May-05-2014

Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. Make sure to send links that do not require a subscription or username and...read »

NBCC Membership Meeting, May 28, 2014

by Jane Ciabattari | May-03-2014

NBCC at BEA Schedule for May 28 8:30 - 10AM AAP/NBCC Breakfast Random House Building, 1745 Broadway. NBCC members will be getting a separate invitation to...read »

April, 2014

No Roundup today…will return on Monday, May 5

by Eric Liebetrau | Apr-28-2014

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Roundup: Justin Cartwright, Siri Hustvedt, Ayelet Waldman, and George Orwell as critic; and more

by Eric Liebetrau | Apr-21-2014

Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. ************************* Eileen Weiner reviews Siri Hustvedt's The Blazing...read »

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