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By Michael Schaub

Congratulations to the winners of the 2020 National Book Critics Circle Awards! Criticism: Nicole R. Fleetwood, Marking Time: Art in the Age of Mass Incarceration (Harvard Univ. Press) Poetry: francine... Read More

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  • By Michael Schaub

    Members and friends, we hope you’re having a great spring so far! Our members have been busy this month, reviewing books by authors like Haruki Murakami, Dorthe Nors, Richard Thompson,... Read More

  • By Michael Schaub

    Member Reviews/Essays Meredith Maran reviewed Kirstin Valdez Quade’s The Five Woundsfor the Los Angeles Times. Rafael Castillo wrote about the faux “border crisis” for the San Antonio Express-News. Marianne Szegedy-Maszak... Read More

  • By Michael Schaub

    Photo of the Ramona Quimby statue in Portland, Ore., by Redfishingboat (Mick O) via Flickr / CC BY-NC 2.0. “Quite often somebody will say, What year do your books take... Read More

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