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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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  • 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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    By Jennie Hann

    This week brings reviews of big summer novels by Emma Donoghue and Teddy Wayne, and more. And in case you missed last week’s news, NBCC poetry award winner Ada Limón (The Carrying, 2018)... Read More

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