February, 2009

Coming Up This Week and Next…

by Jane Ciabattari | Feb-22-2009

A busy schedule over the next few weeks. Just a few of the offerings: Tuesday, February 24, 8 pm. “Global Correspondences,” a reading by Andre Acimen, »


by Jane Ciabattari | Feb-11-2009

Doris Lessing, an NBCC finalist for memoir (and a Nobel laureate), recalls her mother putting her in charge of sitting hen on their “our farm in the »


by Jane Ciabattari | Feb-05-2009

Scott McLemee invokes Robertson Davies (“mind on fire”). In the Austin Statesman, Edward Nawotka finds Texas oilmen stories in Bryan Burrough’s The Big »

January, 2009

Wednesday Roundup

by Eric Banks | Jan-28-2009

In the Los Angeles Times, NBCC board member David Ulin remembers John Updike: Also in the LA Times: Ed Park weighs in on Joan Aiken’s The Serial Garden, »

Winter Sunday Roundup

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-19-2009

David L. Ulin on David Denby’s “Snark:”:  “...the problem with Snark is that Denby doesn’t take it far enough. It’s not snark, after all, that is the »

First Roundup of 2009

by Jane Ciabattari | Jan-09-2009

Former NBCC President John Freeman spoke of his pleasure at discovering the work of Polish journalist Ryszard Kapucinski in Granta in 1996 at the »

December, 2008

The Last Roundup of 2008

by Jane Ciabattari | Dec-30-2008

To begin this last roundup of the old year, I note with sadness that as of this week, Marie Arana will no longer be at the helm of the Washington Post »

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