April, 2007

A Conversation with Barbara J. King

by Jessa Crispin | Apr-02-2007

For the past two years, biological anthropologist Barbara J. King has written a monthly feature for my literary webzine, Bookslut.com. I believe the...read »

March, 2007

Critical Outakes: Mohsin Hamid on Camus, Immigration, and Love

by admin | Mar-30-2007

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

What I’m Looking Forward to this Spring

by John Freeman | Mar-30-2007

LIKE A FEW OTHERS ON THIS BOARD, I'm working my way through the Lee biography of Wharton, which is terrific (so far), and have set aside a weekend for...read »

Lizzie Skurnick’s Top Five For Spring

by Lizzie Skurnick | Mar-28-2007

It goes without saying that this is impossible to choose, but we took the top 10 from the stack of 50, then winnowed it down to 5: 1. Joe...read »

What Are You Looking Forward to Reading?

by Edward Pettit | Mar-28-2007

From NBCC member Edward Pettit: The Original Knickerbocker: The Life of Washington Irving by Andrew Burstein, Basic (March) John Donne: the Reformed...read »

Linda Wolfe’s Top Five of the Spring

by admin | Mar-23-2007

Five titles I'm looking forward to in 2007? Rumsfeld, by Andrew Cockburn, Scribner's (June) The Ministry of Special Cases, by Nathan Englander, Knopf...read »

Jessa Crispin’s Top Five of the Spring

by admin | Mar-22-2007

--Black Diamond Detective Agency by Eddie Campbell.Campbell's "The Fate of the Artist" was one of my favorite books last year, and no one else read it. I'm...read »

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