30 Books in 30 Days Archive

Each year, Critical Mass highlights on a daily basis the thirty books selected as finalists for our annual awards in Fiction, Nonfiction, Poetry, Criticism, Biography, and Autobiography.  

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From the Critical Mass blog

30 Books in 30 Days: Mark Athitakis on Eula Biss’ ‘On Immunity’

In the weeks leading up to the March 12 announcement of the 2014 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board

30 Books: Carmela Ciuraru on Rabih Alameddine’s ‘An Unnecessary Woman’

In the weeks leading up to the March 12 announcement of the 2014 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board

30 Books in 30 Days: Karen Long on Lacy M. Johnson’s ‘The Other Side’

In the weeks leading up to the March 12 announcement of the 2014 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board

Roundup: 2014 NBCC finalists, George Pelecanos, Peter Carey, Marilynne Robinson and more

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