What I'm Looking Forward to Reading

June, 2008

Alaa Al Aswany on What to Read this Summer

by Alaa Al Aswany | Jun-12-2008

The month of June kicks off Reading the World. As part of this project, the NBCC has asked writers from around the globe to recommend a book from beyond...read »

What I’m Looking Forward to Reading: Rigoberto Gonzalez

by admin | Jun-12-2008

There will be no beach, not even a lawn chair or a cozy recliner to ease this critic into the mood for literature, it’s enough that the books themselves, by...read »

What I’m Looking Forward To Reading: James Marcus

by admin | Jun-03-2008

Traditionally I ease into summer with some light entertainment, and Ian Frazier’s Lamentations of the Father (FSG) fits the bill to perfection. Frazier is...read »

April, 2008

What Steve Weinberg is Looking Forward to Reading

by admin | Apr-17-2008

Longtime NBCC member and former board member Steve Weinberg has had a big few months:  His new book, “Taking on the Trust: The Epic Battle of Ida Tarbell and...read »

I Was Told There’d be Cake

by admin | Apr-09-2008

Speaking of creative book publicity, author Sloane Crosley (known to many NBCC members as uber-publicist at Vintage/Random House) has created a very unique...read »

January, 2008

What Are You Reading in Paris?

by Lauren Elkin | Jan-31-2008

NBCC member Lauren Elkin, a PhD candidate at the Graduate Center CUNY and the Université de Paris VII, sent us this dispatch from Tokyo, about what she is...read »

December, 2007

Preview 2008: Terese Svoboda’s “Black Glasses like Clark Kent”

by admin | Dec-25-2007

The following is excerpted with permission from Terese Svoboda’s “Black Glasses like Clark Kent: A GI’s Secret from Postwar Japan,” winner of the Graywolf...read »

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