Items Tagged With book reviews

Reviewers & Critics: Carolyn Kellogg of the Los Angeles Times

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 6.14.16

July/August 2016

Los Angeles Times book editor Carolyn Kellogg talks MFAs, publishing optimism, and how she’s revolutionizing her new position in the shifting landscape of book reviews.

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Reviewers & Critics: Michael Schaub

by Michael Taeckens

The Practical Writer

Posted 12.15.15

January/February 2016

The latest installment of Reviewers & Critics features Michael Schaub, an incisive—and hilarious—literary critic and former Bookslut contributor.

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Scouting Out New Books of Poetry

by Amanda Calderon

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 2015

Frustrated by a reviewing culture that they found to be increasingly insular—and as such, less honest—two poets decided to create a safe new space for reviewers to write candidly—and anonymously—about new collections of poetry.

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Page One: Where New and Noteworthy Books Begin

by Staff

News and Trends

Posted 10.14.15

November/December 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 John Irving’s Avenue of Mysteries and a translation of Liu Xia’s Empty Chairs, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.

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