Roundups

February, 2018

Asylum seekers, writers of color and books about dogs

by Laurie Hertzel | Feb-19-2018

                  ***  The NBCC awards finalists will read on Wednesday, March 14, at 6 pm at The New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York City,...read »

Critical Notes: Tayari Jones, Joan Silber, Denis Johnson & More

by Taylor Anhalt | Feb-05-2018

***  The NBCC awards finalists will read on Wednesday, March 14, at 6 pm at The New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York City, and the awards ceremony will...read »

January, 2018

“Winter” is upon us; the literary world loses a giant

by Anjali Enjeti | Jan-29-2018

***  The NBCC awards finalists will read on Wednesday, March 14, at 6 pm at The New School, 66 West 12th Street, New York City, and the awards ceremony will...read »

Death cleaning, literary secrets, and an artist of the year

by Laurie Hertzel | Jan-16-2018

Reviews and profiles NBCC VP/Online Jane Ciabattari joins NBCC president Kate Tuttle, NBCC board members Laurie Hertzel and Kerri Arsenault, and former...read »

Critical Notes: Wintry 2018 edition #1: Jamie Quatro, Elizabeth Strout, Elif Shafak, Joan Didion Doc

by admin | Jan-09-2018

NBCC board member Anjali Enjeti reviews Jamie Quatro's Fire Sermon for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. NBCC VP/Online Jane Ciabattari's Books to Read in...read »

December, 2017

Critical Notes: End of 2017 Edition

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-25-2017

Steph Opitz, who has worked on or with the Texas Book Festival, the Brooklyn Book Festival, the PEN World Voices Festival, Literary Arts’s Wordstock, and...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 »

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