Grub Street, here I come

As part of the National Book Critics Circle's retrospective series on its book award winners, book/daddy's appreciation of Walter Jackson Bate's biography, Samuel Johnson is up on the Critical Mass website. It was a rare triple-crown winner in 1977, garnering the NBCC's award for general non-fiction, the Pulitzer and the National Book Award.

September 17, 2007 9:55 AM |



Best of the Vault


Pat Barker, Frankenstein, Cass Sunstein on the internet, Samuel Johnson, Thrillers, Denis Johnson, Alan Furst, Caryl Phillips, Richard Flanagan, George Saunders, Michael Harvey, Larry McMurtry, Harry Potter and more ...


Big D between the sheets -- Dallas in fiction


Reviewing the state of reviewing


9/11 as a novel: Why?


How can critics say the things they do? And why does anyone pay attention? It's the issue of authority.

The disappearing book pages:  

Papers are cutting book coverage for little reason

Thrillers and Lists:  

Noir favorites, who makes the cut and why



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