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Announcing the finalists for the #NBCCLeonard award

Big news: the NBCC membership has spoken, and the 2017 John Leonard Prize finalists have been chosen. Here’s this year’s superb list:   What It

Sam Shepard’s Swan Song, and more: Critical Notes for the week of December 4

​​ photo by Chad Batka/NYT NBCC Balakian winning critic Parul Sehgal is interviewed by Durga Chew-Bose in SSENSE.  NBCC VP and Online Chair Jane

Reminder: Time to Run for the NBCC Board

RUN FOR THE NBCC BOARD! The NBCC is holding elections to fill 8 open seats on the board, for the term beginning March 2018. Board members serve

Coming up: Diana Trilling at the National Arts Club

National Book Critics Circle members are invited to this upcoming event on the life of Diana Trilling. Tuesday, December 19   8:00pm    Biographer