January, 2016

Critical Notes: Reviews of Elizabeth Strout, Ian Buruma, Diana Athill, and more

by Carmela Ciuraru | Jan-18-2016

Your reviews seed this roundup; please send items, including news about your latest publications and recent honors, to NBCCCritics@gmail.com. (Current members...read »

Second Thoughts: Gregg Barrios on Bonjour Tristesse

by Gregg Barrios | Jan-13-2016

This is the eighteenth in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here. A strange...read »

Elizabeth Strout, Me. Splitfoot and Presidential Primaries

by Elizabeth Taylor | Jan-11-2016

The new year is off to a great start with a book critics enthusiastic about books published this month, with praise lavished on My Name Is Lucy Barton by...read »

Second Thoughts: Matthew C. Simpson on The Sun Also Rises

by Matthew C. Simpson | Jan-06-2016

This is the seventeenth in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here. In the...read »

NBCC Board Election Results

by Admin | Jan-01-2016

All the votes are in and the results are ready to share. The eight members elected for three-year terms on the 24-member National Book Critics Circle Board...read »

December, 2015

Final Round of John Leonard Award Voting Begins

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-31-2015

The ballot has gone out! Eight titles--all written by women-- are longlisted for the John Leonard Prize for first book, to be chosen by a vote of the...read »

Second Thoughts: George Scialabba on Shakespeare

by George Scialabba | Dec-30-2015

This is the sixteenth in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here. Securus judicat...read »

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