February, 2019

31 Books in 30 Days: Tom Beer on Stephen Greenblatt’s ‘Tyrant: Shakespeare on Politics’

by Tom Beer | Feb-27-2019

In the 31 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 14 announcement of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members review...read »

Announcing the 2019-2020 NBCC Emerging Critics Fellowship: Deadline April 3, 2019

by Admin | Feb-26-2019

The National Book Critics Circle is accepting applications for the 2019-2020 Emerging Critics Fellowship. The fellowship seeks to identify, nurture, and...read »

31 Books in 30 Days: Tom Beer on Luis Alberto Urrea’s ‘The House of Broken Angels’

by Tom Beer | Feb-26-2019

In the 31 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 14 announcement of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members review...read »

Lost children, bowling and daily delights

by Laurie Hertzel | Feb-25-2019

NBCC NEWS This year's National Book Critics Circle membership meeting will be on Thursday, March 14, from 10 a.m. to noon at The New School. That's also...read »

31 Books in 30 Days: Ismail Muhammad on Patrick Chamoiseau’s ‘Slave Old Man’

by Ismail Muhammad | Feb-25-2019

In this 31 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 14, 2019 announcement of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members...read »

31 Books in 30 Days: Lori Feathers on Anna Burns’ ‘Milkman’

by Lori Feathers | Feb-22-2019

In this 31 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 14, 2019, announcement of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members...read »

31 Books in 30 Days: Mary Ann Gwinn on Mark Lamster’s ‘The Man in the Glass House’

by Mary Ann Gwinn | Feb-21-2019

In the 31 Books in 30 Days series leading up to the March 14, 2019, announcement of the 2018 National Book Critics Circle award winners, NBCC board members...read »

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