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By Michael Schaub

Congratulations to the winners of the National Book Critics Circle Awards for publishing year 2021! Autobiography: Jeremy Atherton Lin, Gay Bar: Why We Went Out (Little, Brown) Biography: Rebecca Donner, All... Read More

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  • By Chelsea Leu

    Greetings, NBCC Members and Friends! We hope your spring is off to a great start!! Member Reviews/Essays Former NBCC president and current VP/Online David Varno reflected on the organization’s past... Read More

  • By David Varno

    Greetings, NBCC Friends!! Happy May!! As always, our members have been busy. Below you’ll find reviews of novels by Hernan Diaz, Adriana Trigiani, and Zachary Lazar; new non-fiction from David de... Read More

  • By Jennie Hann

    Greetings, NBCC friends!! Our members have been reviewing new titles by authors including Ben Shattuck and Kyung-sook Shin, writing features on topics ranging from book censorship to the history of... Read More

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