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  • Fewer book reviews are appearing in print because of recent cutbacks at newspaper book-review sections, but is the smaller number necessarily a bad thing?

    2009 June 16 « One-Minute Book Reviews

  • As I've been reviewing rather a lot of books in the past couple of years or more, and think I'm getting into the swing of it a bit, I was interested to read, via Mystery Bookshelf, itself picking up from Critical Mass blog, John Updike's book-review rules.

    March 2009

  • She paid $575 for an expedited review from Kirkus Reviews, a respected book-review journal and website.

    How I Became a Best-Selling Author

  • Having been a crime reporter (and still writing a book-review column every few months for Crime Magazine), I figured out the M.O. at once.

    2009 March « Scavenging

  • We've been reading somewhere between two and three hundred books a year for the last, oh, say, at least two decades, which is a LOT of books to pick from, Author-friends, and we thought this little book-review project would be a lark but now it is making us want to weep with despair.

    Rejectionist Book Review Splendorama Day Two!

  • Actually, I should be paying attention instead of just joking around, since I'll be launching a book-review blog, with my colleague Eliza Brown, over on the Eric Carle Museum's shop website, in a few months.


  • Meaning: because the real money in book-review publishing now lies in their dissemination through databases rather than as print publications, it's smart to make them as versatile and buzzable as possible.

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Book Reviews, Revamped The Wall Street Journal's books editor, Robert Messenger, joins editors of other newspapers and trade periodicals to discuss how they've reinvented their book-review sections in recent years.

    Ideas Calendar: Jan. 15-21

  • On the other hand, this is what Shafer takes to be a model of book-review prose:

    Book Reviewing

  • The Pool of Unease by Catherine Sampson is the seventeenth in my daily book-review retrospective.

    Book review


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