September, 2015

Second Thoughts: Celia Bland on Look Homeward, Angel

by Celia Bland | Sep-23-2015

This is the second in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here.  Asheville, »

Roundup: Lauren Groff, Mary Karr, Salman Rushdie, Margo Jefferson, and more

by Carmela Ciuraru | Sep-20-2015

Your reviews and recommendations help seed these roundups: If you’re an NBCC member with a review you’d like considered for inclusion, »

Second Thoughts: Sam Sacks on Crime and Punishment

by Sam Sacks | Sep-15-2015

Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst, begins this week. More about this series, and how to submit, here.  I have a »

Beyond Franzen and Ferrante: Valerie Martin, Per Petterson and Spider Web

by Elizabeth Taylor | Sep-07-2015

NBCC member Clea Simon reviews Sea Lovers, Valerie Martin’s new collection of short stories for the Boston Globe. NBCC member Carol Iaciofano »

Podcast: Lily King, Anthony Marra & Jayne Anne Phillips at AWP

by admin | Sep-03-2015

Three National Book Critics Circle Award honorees—Jayne Anne Phillips, a fiction finalist for her novel Machine Dreams, Lily King, a fiction finalist »

August, 2015

Roundup: Ta-Nehisi Coates, WikiLeaks, Ivan Doig, Lucia Berlin, and More

by Mark Athitakis | Aug-24-2015

Anjali Enjeti reviews Ta-Nehisi Coates’ Between the World and Me for the Minneapolis Star-Tribune. Anne Payne reviews Neal Stephenson’s novel Seveneves, »

Second Call for New “Second Thoughts” Series

by Daniel Akst | Aug-14-2015

Second call for “Second Thoughts!” There’s still time to contribute to our upcoming series of reappraisals. To recap: we’re inviting members, as well as »

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