October, 2007

Guest Review: Jay McInerney on Alice Sebold’s “The Almost Moon”

by Jay McInerney | Oct-19-2007

The following review kicks off an NBCC partnership with Baristanet, a place blog run in New Jersey by former New York Times columnist Debbie Galant, the...read »

Paul Berman: Remembering Eliot Fremont-Smith

by admin | Oct-18-2007

Eliot Fremont-Smith, book critic and co-founder of the National Book Critics Circle (pictured here in 1972, two years before the NBCC was founded), book...read »

Savoring Robert Hass’ Twentieth Century Pleasures

by admin | Oct-17-2007

The following essay from NBCC winning winning poet Troy Jollimorebegins In Retrospect series' look at Robert Haas' 1984 NBCC winner, "Twentieth Century...read »

Led There By A Book Review

by admin | Oct-17-2007

I think the only reason I've been reading Anne Enright these past fews years is the fact that I stopped to read a review James Wood wrote of her book,...read »

Doris Lessing Wins Nobel

by admin | Oct-11-2007

THIS MORNING, Doris Lessing won the Nobel Prize for Literature. A little over a year or ago I visited her in her tall, narrow, shambling North London home...read »

What to Read This Fall (Some Unpredictable Choices)

by Rigoberto Gonzalez | Oct-08-2007

Fiction or poetry, fiction or poetry, it’s a bit embarrassing that I limit myself to the same two choices as I sift through the piles of books for review....read »

More than Midwestern: Danielle Trussoni on Patricia Hampl

by admin | Oct-08-2007

The following post by Danielle Trussoni kicks off In Retrospect'slook at Patricia Hampl's 1999 NBCC finalist, "I Could Tell You Stories." This...read »

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