June, 2009


by Jane Ciabattari | Jun-29-2009

James Marcus surfing a wave of attention for his booty-shaking Philip Roth sampling, drawn from his Roth interview last September: The Guardian, the NY Times, »

Catchup Roundup

by Jane Ciabattari | Jun-12-2009

Former NBCC president John Freeman moves from American editor to acting editor to editor of Granta. Freeman in the New York Observer here. Granta 106 is »

May, 2009

Celebratory Roundup!

by Jane Ciabattari | May-22-2009

As summer’s official start is upon us, some good news among NBCCers. Outgoing NBCC board member Marcela Valdes is a new Nieman, class of 2010, with an »


by Jane Ciabattari | May-11-2009

NBCC Reads at The Daily Beast. VQR editor Ted Genoways makes a persuasive argument for university presses and journals, as the LSU press is in danger. »

April, 2009


by Jane Ciabattari | Apr-19-2009

Balakian winner Sam Anderson sets up a duel between this year’s first-ever National Book Critics Circle Poetry Award dual winners Juan Felipe Herrera »


by Jane Ciabattari | Apr-08-2009

Twitter founder Biz Stone twitted by Stephen Colbert. New York Times Skimmer prototype, via Sree Sreenivisan tweet. Meanwhile, check out this »


by Jane Ciabattari | Apr-03-2009

The Association of American Publishers is in search of a new slogan to inspire reading and giving books as gifts, They’re offering a $500 gift certificate »

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