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NBCC “Name that Author,” Brooklyn September 13 [1]


Intrepid contestants trekked to DUMBO on Saturday night, September 13, to compete in the first ever “Name That Author” contest, hosted by the National Book Critics Circle, Brooklyn Rail, and Melville House on the eve of Brooklyn Book Day. From left, Brooklyn Rail fiction editor Don Breckenridge, NBCC board member, Melville House author, Columbia Journalism School senior editor James Marcus; NBCC board member, Jezebel blogger, NPR reviewer Lizzie Skurnick; NBCC board member, Los Angeles Times books editor/author David L. Ulin, and Brigid Hughes, editor of A Public Space.