New reviews and more from the NBCC

By Michael Schaub

“Love is what carries you, for it is always there, even in the dark, or most in the dark, but shining out at times like gold stitches in a piece

Critical Notes: Awards Update, Our New Website, and More

By Mark Athitakis

Notice to members and NBCC awards attendees from President Laurie Hertzel:
We regret to inform you that all of the NBCC public events–the Finalists Reading, the awards ceremony and the membership meeting–have been canceled because of the threat of the coronavirus. The gala party will be postponed until fall.

News and reviews from the NBCC

By Carolyn Kellogg

NBCC president Laurie Hertzel interviewed Louise Erdrich about her new novel, The Night Watchman, and her grandfather, who inspired the main character.  She also reviewed Rust, a memoir by Eliese Colette

Reviews from the NBCC. Awards are around the corner!

By Carolyn Kellogg

NBCC friends and members: Our awards are coming March 12! The awards are free, followed by a post-awards celebratory fundraiser with drinks and snack and literary luminaries. Get tickets now.

Dozens of new reviews and more from the NBCC

By Carolyn Kellogg

Richard Santos, whose term on the board begins next month, wrote about the American Dirt controversy for Texas Monthly. Barbara J. King reviewed Lydia Denworth’s Friendship: The Evolution, Biology, and

New reviews and more from the NBCC

By Carolyn Kellogg

NBCC friends and members: Now is the time to order your tickets for the post-awards celebration! It’s March 12 in New York City directly after our awards ceremony, and is

Critical Notes: February 3, 2020

By David Varno

It’s February and 2020 is in full effect, with this week’s batch of book reviews from members. Also, don’t forget to order your tickets for the NBCC Gala Fundraiser, following

Awards Updates, and Member News and Reviews

By Mark Athitakis

Earlier this month, we proudly announced the 30 finalists in six categories for our annual book awards. In the coming weeks, NBCC board members will be spotlighting each title on

A bookstore in Lima, Peru. Credit txmx 2 via Flickr.

New reviews and more book stories from the NBCC

By Carolyn Kellogg

Addicted to reading? Join us for our NBCC Awards on March 12 in New York City, for free. Buy your tickets for the fundraising reception following the awards ceremony that