October, 2015

Critical Notes: Nabokov, Modiano and Levi

by Elizabeth Taylor | Oct-04-2015

“It is a fact universally acknowledged that Vladimir Nabokov is a genius. His stylistic brilliance, the intricacy of his post-modern narratives, his...read »

September, 2015

Second Thoughts: Louis Bayard on Breakfast at Tiffany’s

by Louis Bayard | Sep-30-2015

This is the third in Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst. More about this series, and how to submit, here.  “Here,” said my...read »

Critical Notes: C.K. Williams, Chinelo Okparanta, Joyce Carol Oates, Ron Rash, and more

by Michele Filgate | Sep-28-2015

C.K. Williams, winner of a National Book Critics Circle prize for Flesh and Blood, as well as a Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Award for other poetry...read »

Second Thoughts: Celia Bland on Look Homeward, Angel

by Celia Bland | Sep-23-2015

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

Roundup: Lauren Groff, Mary Karr, Salman Rushdie, Margo Jefferson, and more

by Carmela Ciuraru | Sep-20-2015

Your reviews and recommendations help seed these roundups: If you’re an NBCC member with a review you’d like considered for inclusion, please...read »

Second Thoughts: Sam Sacks on Crime and Punishment

by Sam Sacks | Sep-15-2015

Critical Mass's new Second Thoughts series, curated by Daniel Akst, begins this week. More about this series, and how to submit, here.  I have a perfectly...read »

Beyond Franzen and Ferrante: Valerie Martin, Per Petterson and Spider Web

by Elizabeth Taylor | Sep-07-2015

NBCC member Clea Simon reviews Sea Lovers, Valerie Martin’s new collection of short stories for the Boston Globe. NBCC member Carol Iaciofano reviews...read »

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