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By National Book Critics Circle Board

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2020 The National Book Critics Circle Announces New Board Members  The Board of Directors of the National Book Critics Circle appointed fifteen board members on... Read More

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  • By Michael Schaub

    We hope everybody’s having a great August! Our members don’t seem to know the meaning of “summer vacation”—they’ve been especially busy this past week. Check out their reviews of the... Read More

  • By Michael Schaub

    Member Reviews and Essays Sarah Harrison Smith reviewed Hilary McKay’s The Time of Green Magic for The New York Times Book Review. Tess Taylor reviewed Susan Howe’s Concordance for The... Read More

  • By Michael Schaub

    Member Reviews and Essays Three NBCC members took on Maggie O’Farrell’s Hamnet this week: Heller McAlpin reviewed the novel for NPR, and board member Colette Bancroft shared her thoughts on... Read More

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