NBCC Reads

November, 2007

What Did You Vote for Gish Jen?

by Gish Jen | Nov-28-2007

The Lizard Cage by Karen Connelly — a harrowing account of life in Burmese prison. All too relevant to the situation in Myanmar and frustratingly little...read »

What Did You Vote for Amy Bloom?

by Amy Bloom | Nov-28-2007

Coming soon, April 2008, just read the advance copy--Lee Martin's River of Heaven whose portrait of Sam Brady, a man in fear of his life and crippled by it,...read »

The Long, Long List for Nonfiction

by John Freeman | Nov-28-2007

It would be silly to act as if the Best Recommended List encapsulated everyone's taste. To do that we'd need a list nearly a thousand books long. But in the...read »

Introducing the NBCC’s Best Recommended

by admin | Nov-28-2007

BEFORE the internet, book recommendations traveled at the rate of sound. You had to talk to someone to pass on word about what to read. Or read it in a...read »

The Three Rules of the Best Recommended

by John Freeman | Nov-27-2007

The rules for voting in the Best Recommend List were pretty simple, but important nonetheless. (1) It felt important to limit the recommendations to 2007...read »

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