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 »

March, 2009


by Jane Ciabattari | Mar-31-2009

Happy Birthday #90 to Lawrence Ferlinghetti, NBCC Sandrof awardee. Critical Mass on 50th anniversary of “Coney Island of the Mind” here. His most »


by Jane Ciabattari | Mar-20-2009

Dexter Filkins, whose “The Forever War” won the National Book Critics Circle award for nonfiction last week, has also won the Overseas Press Club‘s »


by Jane Ciabattari | Mar-04-2009

This year’s Balakian winner, Ron Charles, handicaps the National Book Critics Circle fiction awards, to be announced next Thursday evening, March 23, at »

February, 2009


by Eric Banks | Feb-24-2009

A couple of items on the state of the book review (and the future of newspapers): On NPR, CBS editorial director Dick Meyer talks about the »

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