June, 2015

Critical Mass: Kamel Daoud, Eleanor Marx, Joshua Cohen & “Second Thoughts”

by Elizabeth Taylor | Jun-15-2015

The Meursault Investigation by Kamel Daoud inspired reviews by three NBCC members. For NPR.org, NBCC member Heller McAlpin writes: “Some ideas are so...read »

Launching a New Critical Mass Series: Second Thoughts

by Daniel Akst | Jun-10-2015

This summer we’re launching an exciting new series—a feature called “Second Thoughts.” We’re inviting members, as well as NBCC award winners and finalists,...read »

How to Make that “Brilliant” Cocktail Concocted for Book Critics

by Jane Ciabattari | Jun-08-2015

The NBCC's post-membership meeting party, held at the Center for Fiction on May 27 to cap off a day of BEA-timed NBCC events, featured a special gin cocktail....read »

Critical Notes: Jami Attenberg, Saul Bellow, Vendela Vida, Mat Johnson & More

by Jane Ciabattari | Jun-08-2015

Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items, including new about your new publications and recent honors, to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. Make sure to send...read »

NBCC at Center for Fiction: Race, Gender, and Book Reviews

by admin | Jun-07-2015

After this year's NBCC membership meeting, NBCC board member Walton Muyumba led a conversation about racial and gender representation in book reviewing. Among...read »

NBCC at Printers Row Lit Fest this Weekend

by Admin | Jun-04-2015

Printers Row Lit Fest in Chicago is coming up June 6 and 7. National Book Critics Circle panel on books and publishing Jun. 6, 2015 from 3:30 PM to 4:15...read »

Critical Notes: Aleksandar Hemon, Sarah Manguso, Harold Bloom, Per Petterson, Celeste Ng, and more

by Eric Liebetrau | Jun-01-2015

Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items, including new about your new publications and recent honors, to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. Make sure to send...read »

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