In Retrospect

March, 2009

In Retrospect: Emily Warn on Anne Winters’s “The Key to the City”

by Jane Ciabattari | Mar-30-2009

Emily Warn on Anne Winters’s “The Key to the City,” a 1986 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award in poetry, is the newest installment in the...read »

In Retrospect: Emily Warn on Anne Winters’s “The Key to the City”

by Jane Ciabattari | Mar-30-2009

The following essay by Emily Warn on Anne Winters’s “The Key to the City,” a 1986 finalist for the National Book Critics Circle award in poetry, is part of...read »

January, 2009

In Retrospect: Rayyan Al-Shawaf on Andrea Levy’s “Small Island”

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-27-2009

The National Book Critics Circle “In Retrospect” series, in which contemporary critics and writers reevaluate NBCC award winners from the past, continues...read »

In Retrospect: Afaa Michael Weaver on John Edgar Wideman’s “Brothers and Keepers”

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-14-2009

The following essay by National Book Critics Circle member Afaa M. Weaver on John Edgar Wideman’s “Brothers and Keepers,” a finalist for the 1984 NBCC Award...read »

September, 2008

In Retrospect: Afaa M. Weaver on Merrill’s “The Changing Light at Sandover”

by admin | Sep-17-2008

The following essay by NBCC member Afaa M. Weaver on James Merrill’s “The Changing Light at Sandover,” winner of the 1982 NBCC Award in Poetry, is part of...read »

In Retrospect: Karen R. Long on Barry Lopez’s “Arctic Dreams”

by admin | Sep-03-2008

This essay by NBCC member Karen R. Long, book editor of Cleveland’s The Plain Dealer on Barry Lopez’s 1986 NBCC award winner for nonfiction “Arctic Dreams,”...read »

July, 2008

IN RETROSPECT: JACKSON LEARS

by admin | Jul-15-2008

The following essay by NBCC member Tim Brown on “No Place of Grace: Antimodernism and the Transformation of American Culture, 1880-1920,” by T.J. Jackson...read »

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