Fordlandia, by Greg Grandin

By artwinslow@earthlink.net

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Art Winslow discusses

Versed, by Rae Armantrout

By James Marcus

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member James Marcus discusses

Heroes and Villains, by David Hajdu

By Craig Morgan Teicher

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Craig Morgan Teicher

Notes From No Man’s Land, by Eula Biss

By Lizzie Skurnick

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Lizzie Skurnick discusses

Blame, by Michelle Huneven

By Lizzie Skurnick

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Lizzie Skurnick discusses

Dancing in the Dark, by Morris Dickstein

By Scott McLemee

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Scott McLemee discusses

Passing Strange, by Martha A. Sandweiss

By Elizabeth Taylor

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Elizabeth Taylor discusses

The Book of Night Women, by Marlon James

By Barbara Hoffert

Each day leading up to the March 11 announcement of the 2009 NBCC award winners, Critical Mass highlights one of the thirty finalists. Today, NBCC board member Barbara Hoffert discusses