Criticism in Isolation looks at one review from multiple angles to put readers in the minds of critics and showcase the many different ways to write a review. In this discussion, critics discuss their approach to reviewing Margo Jefferson’s Constructing a Nervous System.
Our panelists include:
Walton Muyumba, Former NBCC Board Member; Associate Professor, Indiana University Bloomington (Review in The Boston Globe)
Blair McClendon, Independent Writer and Filmmaker (Review in Bookforum)
Karen Sandstrom, Independent Writer and Illustrator (Review in The Washington Post)
Marion Winik, Professor, Former NBCC Board Member; Professor, University of Baltimore (Review in the Star-Tribune)
Moderated by NBCC Criticism Chair J. Howard Rosier
Curated by Dan Kubis, Professor, University of Pittsburgh