Items Tagged With book reviews

Reviewers & Critics: Ron Charles of the Washington Post

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 4.15.15

May/June 2015

Ron Charles of the Washington Post and the Totally Hip Video Book Review series gives his insights on the ethical and practical challenges of being a book critic for a major newspaper.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 2.10.15

March/April 2015

With so many good books being published every month, some literary titles worth exploring can get lost in the stacks. Page One offers the first lines of a dozen recently released books, including Kazuo Ishiguro’s The Buried Giant and Reif Larsen’s I Am Radar, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

 

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The Savvy Self-Publisher: San Francisco 2015

Posted 2.5.15

Publishing veteran Debra Englander gives an overview of the self-publishing process, followed by a conversation with literary agent Ted Weinstein—who represents Keith Devlin, NPR's Math Guy and author of numerous traditionally published books as well as the self-published title Leonardo and Steve: The Young Genius Who Beat Apple to Market by 800 Years—and publicist Amy Packard about the opportunities available to independent authors as well as the challenges they face.

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Dallas School District Reverses Book Ban, the History of the NYRB, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 10.2.14

National Poetry Day in the U.K., a new James Bond novel in the works; Shel Silverstein's The Giving Tree turns fifty; and other news.

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