The National Book Critics Circle Award

Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland by Patrick Radden Keefe (Doubleday)
Know My Name: A Memoir by Chanel Miller (Viking)
Magical Negro by Morgan Parker (Tin House Books)

Critical Notes

By Michael Schaub

We hope everybody’s having a great August! Our members don’t seem to know the meaning of “summer vacation”—they’ve been especially busy this past week. Check out their reviews of the

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Emerging Critics

Jewell Anderson

Jewell Anderson is an activist, librarian, and writer based in Savannah, Georgia. Originally from...Read More

Meet the Emerging Critics Class of 2019