November, 2008

Midweek Roundup

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-26-2008

Ellen Heltzel talks to PW. NBCC Tech VP Lizzie Skurnick takes time from working on the launch of the upgraded NBCC website and blog to interview Author »

Weekend Roundup

by admin | Nov-15-2008

David L. Ulin interviews Toni Morrison live in LA on Wednesday. Meanwhile, Morrison reviewed by Carlin Romano. Judith Freeman. Michiko Kakutani. »

Midweek Roundup

by admin | Nov-05-2008

NBCC board member Kevin Prufer’s “National Anthem” chosen for PW’s Best Books of the Year. And his “New European Poets,” edited with Wayne Miller, »

October, 2008

Midweek Roundup

by admin | Oct-30-2008

Blushing, we see Critical Mass on the Readerville‘s Karen Templer’s list of Top 10 Book Blogs. Melville House’s Dennis Loy Johnson has revived MobyLives, »


by admin | Oct-24-2008

Mary Ann Gwinn on Seattle author Robert Clark’s “Dark Water:Flood and Redemption in the City of Masterpieces:” “Clark went off to Italy for a few years on »

Catch-Up Roundup

by admin | Oct-23-2008

Bookbabes Ellen Heltzel and Margo Hammond will launch their new book, “Between the Covers: The Book Babes’ Guide to a Woman’s Reading Pleasures” at »

Coming up at the New York Times

by admin | Oct-10-2008

Dwight Garner, original Paper Cuts blogger for the New York Times Book Review, tells us he’s leaving the NYTBR very soon to become a book critic for »

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