November, 2007

Preview 2008: “Temporary People” by Steven Gillis

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-24-2007

The following is excerpted from the first chapter of "Temporary People: A Fable," a novel by Steven Gillis to be published in April 2008 by Black »

Joshua Ferris on “White Noise” (Part 1)

by admin | Nov-19-2007

The following essay by recent National Book Award finalist Joshua Ferriskicks off the In Retrospect Series look at Don Delillo's "White Noise," »

Preview 2008:“Salvation” by Lucia Nevai

by Jane Ciabattari | Nov-17-2007

This excerpt is from "Salvation" by Lucia Nevai, to be published in June 2008 by Tin House Books.  With abject, slavish desire, with off-hand, »

Eleven Things You Need to Know About Executioner’s Song

by Marc Weingarten | Nov-17-2007

The following post from NBCC member Marc Weingarten concludes the In Retrospect series look back at Norman Mailer and "Executioner's Song," his »

Guest Post: David Ebershoff on Editing Norman Mailer

by David Ebershoff | Nov-16-2007

Two years ago, on a clear autumn morning, I caught the Cape Air from Boston to Provincetown, soaring a thousand feet above the Atlantic in a cold »

Must Read Friday: Wyatt Mason on John Updike’s Graffiti

by John Freeman | Nov-16-2007

WYATT MASON has been absorbing all the discussion about reviews and reviewing from the sidelines for some time now, and he steps up with some »

Harold Augenbraum on the National Book Awards

by Harold Augenbraum | Nov-14-2007

We asked National Book Foundation executive director Harold Augenbraum (pictured left) to describe the home stretch for the National Book Awards, »

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