Michelle HunevenBlame, the third novel of longtime Weekly contributor Michelle Huneven was announced as a finalist for the 2009 National Book Critics Circle award in fiction. Squid Ink couldn't be happier. Sure, Huneven has been writing for the Weekly for what seems like half of forever, incl ... More >>
Don't want to sit at home watching the primary returns, biting your nails and pulling your hair? The National Book Critics Circle is sponsoring events in fifteen cities where people meet up and talk about what they're reading.
The L.A. one is tonight at Skylight Books at 7:30.
1818 N. Vermont Ave. ... More >>
But don't take our word for it. The National Book Critics Circle launched its inaugural Best Recommended List, compiled by polling its members, former book prize winners and finalists. (The NBCC's excellent blog is here: bookcriticscircle.blogspot.com/ )
Here are the lists they came up with, along ... More >>