National Book Critics Circle

  • News

    January 30, 2008

    River Styx keeps on rolling.

    After thirty-plus years, it's still a literary force of nature.

  • News

    July 11, 2007

    Steal Das Book

    Rod Shene paid a paltry few grand for a volume worth $500,000 or more. Only one hitch: The German government wants it back.

  • News

    May 17, 2006

    Chapter & Verse

    Gentle but piercing. Indirect but intimate. Languorous but lusty. Carl Phillips is a lot like his poetry.

  • Calendar

    June 22, 2005

    Here's to You, Ms. Robinson

    We love you more than you can know

  • News

    March 30, 2005

    Arch Madness

    A rough guide to St. Louis

  • Calendar

    October 8, 2003

    No Sleep 'Til Brooklyn

    Lethem heads home, again

  • Culture

    January 19, 2000


    Poet Carl Phillips takes to the trees in his new book, Pastoral

  • Music

    November 17, 1999


    Mark Deutsch is the world's best -- and only -- player of the bazantar