October, 2008


by admin | Oct-05-2008

NBCC member and San Antonio playwright Gregg Barrios has a hit in Provincetown with his “Rancho Pancho” play, about Tennessee Williams and Pancho »

September, 2008

Catchup Roundup

by admin | Sep-23-2008

NBCC board member Geeta Sharma-Jensen talks to Daphne Beal. Former NBCC president John Freeman talks to the BBC about David Foster Wallace. And finds »


by admin | Sep-16-2008

David L. Ulin heard of the death of David Foster Wallace while in New York for an NBCC board meeting. He wrote this appreciation. Former NBCC board member »

August, 2008

Guest Post: Mark Athitakis on the State of Alt-Weeklies

by admin | Aug-27-2008

As the summer of imploding books pages grinds to a painful halt, NBCC member Mark Athitakis, Arts Editor at Washington City Paper, offers these »

8.8.08 Roundup

by admin | Aug-08-2008

NBCC board member David L. Ulin speaks about the annoying “embargo” question. NBCC member Donna Seaman finds Peter Ferry’s new novel, “Travel Writing,” »


by admin | Aug-03-2008

Several weeks back the Chicago Tribune book section, edited by NBCC board member Elizabeth Taylor, took a savvy appoach to inevitable change, »

July, 2008


by admin | Jul-18-2008

In The Nation, Eric Alterman writes on the future of newspapers. “The dearth of decent ideas designed to save newspapers—or reinvent them for the digital »

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