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#NBCCLeonard Picks #1: Elizabeth Rosner on Kim Brooks’ The Houseguest

In November, National Book Critics Circle members will begin nominating and voting for the fourth John Leonard award for first book in any genre. In

Critical Notes: Ann Patchett, Nicholson Baker, Affinity Konar, Jonathan Safran Foer, and more

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Reminder: Sign up for #NBCCLeonard Award Committee, Blog Series

Calling all voting members of the National Book Critics Circle. This fall you'll be nominating books for the fourth year of our #NBCCLeonard award

Critical Notes: Colson Whitehead, William Giraldi and Patient H.M.

Board member Colette Bancroft reviews Colson Whitehead’s Underground Railroad for the Tampa Bay Times. Mike Lindgren reviews William Giraldi’s The