NBCC board member Mary Ann Gwinn finds a familial vein running through Peter Carey’s work.
Peter Conrad explains how James Woods’ How Fiction Works….works.
Nothing cheers you up in winter quite like poems about the underworld.
Board member Lev Grossman grapples with David Shields’ heartbreaking head-trip of a memoir, The Thing About Life is One Day You’ll be Dead. You can read an interview with Shields here.
Board member Lizzie Skurnick still doesn’t like talking in her ear.