National Book Critics Circle Announces 2017 Award Winners

The John Leonard Prize
The Nona Balakian Citation for Excellence in Reviewing
The Ivan Sandrof Lifetime Achievement Award

Friday Photo: Installation by artist Elizabeth Kley

Installation by artist Elisabeth Kley at the Canada Gallery booth at the Independent Art Fair in New York City, March 2018.


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Friday Photo: Santo Tomas, Chichicastenango, Guatemala

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Flower sellers outside Santo Tomas, Chichicastenango, Guatemala, January 2014.

Movie Review: ‘Lady Bird’ and best supporting actress

Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcalf in “Lady Bird.”

I like to think that Lady Bird is a little bit like the writer-director Greta Gerwig herself: charming, quirky, capable, and maybe, as the kids say these days, a bit extra.

The teenager’s coming of age is a perfectly enjoyable film that deftly covers plenty of the rising and falling action of major teen desires and dramas: Can I get into the college of my choice? Will my parents get off my back? Will I find love? Will I find friends? Who am I?

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