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By Jennie Hann

Greetings, NBCC Friends, Of late we’ve been telling you to stay cool. This week we’d like to issue a friendly reminder that it’s important to stay hydrated as well. The... Read More

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  • W. Scott Olsen. The Reading List in Morning

    By Jennie Hann

    Greetings, NBCC Friends, In the aftermath of the horrific attack against novelist Salman Rushdie, the National Book Critics Circle remains committed to advocating for the right to freedom of expression for... Read More

  • By Chelsea Leu

    Greetings, NBCC friends, Yesterday, the NBCC released a statement condemning the repression and killing of Burmese writers, and announcing our commitment to standing with PEN Myanmar, the Myanmar Poets’ Union... Read More

  • By David Varno

    Welcome to another week of unrelenting heat, humidity, and maddening literary discourse. Fortunately, we’ve got lots of very smart book reviews to catch up on. (Also recommended: Unplug! Log out!... Read More

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