April, 2007

Critical Outakes: Mohsin Hamid on Building a Voice

by admin | Apr-14-2007

LAST WEEK, Harcourt published Mohsin Hamid's second novel, "The Reluctant Fundamentalist," a brisk rewriting of Albert Camus' "The Fall" (1957) for modern...read »

Critical I: Kevin Prufer Interviews Eric Miles Williamson

by admin | Apr-14-2007

In coming days and weeks, we'll be posting interviews with newly elected NBCC board members, so you can get to know them. First, NBCC board member Kevin...read »

NBCC France Correspondent: Maureen McLane

by Maureen McLane | Apr-11-2007

This NBCC correspondent is currently in Paris, an interesting (and lovely!) situation for thinking about all things "national,""bookish," and...read »

What NBCC Award Winner Gary Giddins is Looking Forward to Reading This Year

by Gary Giddins | Apr-11-2007

We asked Gary Giddins, NBCC award winner for criticism,whose latest book is "Natural Selection: Gary Giddins on Comedy, Film, Music, and Books," what was on...read »

Interview with NBCC Winner Lawrence Weschler

by Jane Ciabattari | Apr-08-2007

In presenting the NBCC award in criticism to Lawrence Weschler for "Everything That Rises: A Book of Convergences" last month, NBCC president John Freeman...read »

George Orwell on Book Review

by Rebecca Skloot | Apr-04-2007

The best practice, it has always seemed to me, would be simply to ignore the great majority of books and to give very long reviews -- 1,000 words is a bare...read »

What Are You Looking Forward to Reading in Spring 2007?

by Maureen McLane | Apr-03-2007

Five books I'm looking forward to reading this spring: Susan Sontag, "At the Same Time: Essays and Speeches" (Farrar, Straus, & Giroux, March): This may...read »

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