June, 2008

Friday Roundup

by admin | Jun-27-2008

NBCC fiction finalist Aleksandar Hemon has a way cool website for his new novel, “The Lazarus Project”—bells, whistles, accordion, melodica, words from »

Monday Morning Roundup

by admin | Jun-21-2008

NBCC member Miriam Berkley, who has provided numerous 2007 NBCC award photos for Critical Mass (and the portrait of critic James Wood at left) noted here »

Monday Roundup, June 16, 2008

by admin | Jun-15-2008

NBCC member Craig Seligman loves Uwem Akpan’s debut story collection Say You’re One of Them, “a book so overwhelming that when you put it down—if you can— »

Monday Morning Roundup

by admin | Jun-09-2008

NBCC board member Marcela Valdes on Dagoberto Gilb’s The Flowers: “For years, award-winning novelist Dagoberto Gilb said he was working on a novel about »

Monday Roundup

by admin | Jun-02-2008

Reports from Book Expo America filtering in, including a wrapup this morning by Scott Timberg in the Los Angeles Times here. “BookExpo has been getting »

May, 2008

Late-May Roundup

by admin | May-28-2008

NBCC Balakian winner Wyatt Mason compiles a critical mass of critics —with 25 links to 25 critical essays published during the first three weeks of May »

Saturday Weekend

by admin | May-03-2008

NBCC board member Eric Banks’s Derby pick in Men’s Vogue. Former NBCC board member Laura Miller on Christopher Benfey’s “A Summer of Hummingbirds” in the »

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