The National Book Critics Circle Award

Island on Fire- The Revolt That Ended Slavery in the British Empire
Stranger in the Shogun’s CityStranger in the Shogun’s City
Minor Feelings
Here Is The Sweet Hand
Marking Time

Critical Notes

By Michael Schaub

Dear members, submissions for the 2021 Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing are now open! The NBCC will continue the tradition established by board member Gregg Barrios, who passed

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Emerging Critics

Emma Hager

Emma Hager is a writer and critic based in the Bay Area. A lifelong Californian, she graduated fr...Read More

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