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The Most-Read Book Reviews of 2019

Of the thousands of book reviews we published this year, these are the 10 most-read reviews of books that published in 2019. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-12-23 05:00:00 UTC ]
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Nearly half of all book reviews in Australia in 2018 were of works by female authors

Stella Count researchers say gender parity reached by most publicationsResearchers have praised most Australian publications for reaching gender parity in their book review sections last year.Of published book reviews in Australia in 2018 49% were for books written by women, according to... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-09-18 18:00:08 UTC ]
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Everybody’s curious about George Takei’s graphic memoir (and more of the week’s most clicked-on books).

Hello from Book Marks, Lit Hub’s “rotten tomatoes for books!” How It Works: Every day, our staff scours the most important and active outlets of literary journalism—from established national broadsheets to regional weeklies and alternative litblogs—and logs their book reviews. Each of those... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-07-26 16:00:10 UTC ]
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Stephen King persuades newspaper not to scrap its book reviews

The author's local newspaper pledges to reinstate book reviews after his fans take out subscriptions. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2019-01-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors protest as children's books account for 7% of Christmas newspaper coverage

Authors and critics have called for newspapers to increase the space they allow for children’s book reviews after only 7% of the titles chosen for newspapers’ books of the year round-ups were for kids. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-12-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon comes under fire for removal of book reviews

Amazon has come under fire for removing reviews from its online book listings, with some customers having had all their reviews removed or being blocked from posting further reviews. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-06-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Inside 'The Wire': How one author tracked down the details behind the monumental Baltimore TV show

You will not read many author interviews or book reviews on this blog unless a book is something special. Jonathan Abrams’ “All the Pieces Matter: The Inside Story of The Wire” is something special. Abrams, a senior writer who who covers the NBA for Bleacher Report, is a superb sports reporter.... Continue reading at 'Baltimore Sun'

[ Baltimore Sun | 2018-02-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Books: The new Trump book, plus book reviews and news

For book lovers and politics fiends, 2018 has gotten off to a bang with the early publication of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” by Michael Wolff. Welcome to the new year! I’m Carolyn Kellogg with this week’s books newsletter. THE BIG STORY Excerpts from “Fire and Fury” that... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2018-01-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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BookExpo 2017: On Race, Reviewing, and Responsibility

Questions of fairness, fact-checking, and reviewing diverse books were the subject of Book Reviews: The Diversity of Race, Ethnicity and Sexual Orientation, a panel held Friday morning at BookExpo. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2017-06-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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My Job in 5: Jasmine Denholm, Bookseller, Wenlock Books

Describe your role I’m a bookseller at Wenlock Books, an independent bookshop in Shropshire. My job includes running the shop, social media accounts  and Children’s Book Club, organising events and meeting with reps.  I also keep the website going by writing blog posts and book reviews,... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Goodreads reviews show how gender informs book criticism

Analysis of book reviews on Goodreads has revealed some intriguing patterns concerning authorship and the popularity of reviews among peers, reports Robert Blincoe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-07-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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i outlines plans for books coverage

The i’s arts editor Alice Jones has outlined the newspaper’s plans for book reviews under the newspaper’s new ownership. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-05-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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TripAdvisor scoops up Dutch restaurant ratings website

Newton-based TripAdvisor said Thursday it agreed to acquire a leading Dutch restaurant ratings website for an undisclosed sum. According to Dutch reports, the deal for Iens.nl was valued at $11.8 million, Reuters reported. Iens.nl allows people to book reviews through SeatMe, which was also... Continue reading at 'Silicon Valley Business Journal'

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2015-01-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Turning the page: the best book reviews

Colleen McCullough is back with a family saga, while Louis Nowra exposes the underbelly of Kings Cross. Our round-up of this week's best book reviews.     Continue reading at 'The Sydney Morning Herald'

[ The Sydney Morning Herald | 2013-10-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Kirkus Reviews Celebrates 80 Years with NYC Trip Contest

It may be astonishing that a print publication devoted to book reviews still exists, but it does — and Kirkus Reviews wants to give you a free literary trip to NYC. Continue reading at 'Publishing Perspectives'

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-09-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Daily Mail: digital-only book reviews will be 'customary'

  The Daily Mail's consultant literary editor Jane Mays has predicted that reviewing... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2013-06-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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How Fiction Doesn’t Work

It is no surprise to see aphorism alive and thriving in our current celebrity climate. The forgotten, it may be assumed, never said anything interesting, whereas choice words of the famous live forever at cocktail parties and in book reviews. To carry a portfolio of pithy quotations is to... Continue reading at 'Slate'

[ Slate | 2013-02-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Bookscore: the new Rotten Tomatoes for books?

The website The Bookscore rounds up book reviews, assigns a ranking, and lets readers discuss literary news. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-08-24 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Book reviews: 'Free Will,' 'Religion for Atheists'

The necessity of self-improvement and social betterment is thoughtfully explored in Sam Harris' and Alain de Botton's books.Free Will Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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