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The National Book Critics Circle joins the literary community in wishing Salman Rushdie a strong recovery after the attack last week, which has left all of us reeling and reflecting... Read More

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  • Mary Ann Gwinn talking with Joyce Carol Oates

    By David Varno

    Dear NBCC Friends, We at the NBCC are remembering the work of Hilary Mantel, who died last week at 70, and whose Wolf Hall won the 2009 NBCC fiction award. Board member Linda Wolfe, in... Read More

  • Cubicle bookcase

    By David Varno

    Dear NBCC Friends, To help kick off the Brooklyn Book Festival, the NBCC will hold a virtual Bookend event on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 7pm-8pm ET with John Leonard Prize winners and nominees Torrey... Read More

  • Photo of dimly lit bookcases

    By David Varno

    Dear NBCC Friends, We’ve lost some great ones in the blink of a week. At the NBCC, we’re remembering the work of trailblazing journalist Barbara Ehrenreich, whose Fear of Falling: The... Read More

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