December, 2016

NBCC Reads: What’s Your Favorite Book about Resistance?

by Admin | Dec-04-2016

What's your favorite work of resistance literature? That's the question that launches this year's NBCC Reads series, which draws upon the bookish passions...read »

NBCC Board Elections Coming Up: Deadine December 19 for Board Statements

by Tom Beer | Dec-02-2016

It's time once again to elect new members to the Board. Board members serve a three-year term, beginning the day after the awards presentation in March....read »

November, 2016

Announcing the #NBCCLeonard Award Finalists

by Daniel Akst | Nov-30-2016

We’re happy to report that the NBCC membership has spoken, and the 2016 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen. Here’s this year’s terrific list: The...read »

Critical Notes: Moonglow, Black Elk and More Swing Time

by Elizabeth Taylor | Nov-27-2016

Reception for Michel Chabon’s Moonglow have been glowing. Heller McAlpin reviews the novel for NPR.  She also reviews Zadie Smith’s Swing Time for the San...read »

Critical Notes: Swing Time, Secondhand Time, and Interesting Times

by Bethanne Patrick | Nov-21-2016

The old (purportedly) Chinese curse has come true. We live in interesting times.  For the moment, those times are still producing lots of interesting book...read »

How We’ll Pick This Year’s #NBCCLeonard Award

by Daniel Akst | Nov-14-2016

This year we’ve changed how we’ll choose the winner of the John Leonard Prize,  and since NBCC members have been asking how the process will work, let me...read »

Critical Notes: Susan Faludi, T.C. Boyle, Zadie Smith and Candice Millard (and more)

by Laurie Hertzel | Nov-14-2016

  It's been a week, hasn't it? Books keep us going. Here are your reviews for the last week. And some good news: voting for the #NBCCLeonard award for best...read »

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