Roundups

April, 2008

A Quick Roundup

by admin | Apr-01-2008

Our very own Lizzie Skurnick has put out a call for folks to “find the best word or phrase to describe when a reviewer commences with a personal anecdote,...read »

March, 2008

AROUND THE WORLD WITH THE NBCC

by admin | Mar-26-2008

Who’s to blame when factual inaccuracies make their way into a book? In the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, NBCC member Bob Hoover argues it’s the author, not the...read »

Midweek Roundup

by admin | Mar-05-2008

NBCC president John Freeman looks at “The Death of the Critic” and concludes that “that eye-catching but perhaps overstated title is a bit of a misnomer.”...read »

February, 2008

In Other News

by admin | Feb-26-2008

Former NBCC finalist James Wood looks at fugitive lives and their aftermath in two new novels by Hari Kunzru and Peter Carey (pictured left). Also at the New...read »

In Other News

by admin | Feb-19-2008

This is the best piece you will ever read about Barack Obama.NBCC board member Mary Ann Gwinn finds a familial vein running through Peter Carey’s work. Peter...read »

Around the World With the NBCC

by admin | Feb-16-2008

Former NBCC finalist Steven Pinker—a panelist at the Cambridge Good Reads event—talks to a sharp student from the Crimson, answering questions about the...read »

January, 2008

Around the Internets with the NBCC and Others…

by admin | Jan-30-2008

Over at the New York Times’ reading room, Jonathan Galassi and others are having an intriguing discussion of one of my favorite novels, Walker Percy’s The...read »

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