Critical Notes

Michael Lewis, Armando Lucas Correa, Michael Tisserand, and more

By Carmela Ciuraru

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For Electric Literature, Adam Morgan interviews Mary Wisniewski about her biography of Nelson Algren. For Chicago magazine, Morgan selects the year’s best books about Chicago.

NBCC Board Member Jane Ciabattari covers the #NBCCLeonard finalists in her Lit Hub column. Her BBC “Ten Books to Read in December” column features Jeanette Winterson, Siri Hustvedt, and more.

Mike Lindgren reviews “Garments Against Women” by Anne Boyer for Prairie Schooner.

Elizabeth Lund writes on the 5 best poetry books of 2016 for the Washington Post.

John Domini reviews D. Foy’s “Patricide” for the Brooklyn Rail.

Michael Magras reviews “Gesell Dome” by Guillermo Saccomanno for the San Francisco Chronicle.

Tony Miksanek reviews “The Undoing Project” by Michael Lewis for Booklist.

NBCC Board Member Colette Bancroft reviews Michael Tisserand's “Krazy Kat” for the Tampa Bay Times.

Julia M. Klein reviews Armando Lucas Correa's “The German Girl” for the Forward.