Items Tagged With book reviews

Twenty Facts About Dr. Seuss, Auden's Secret Life of Good Deeds, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 3.3.14

A six-year-old collects six hundred books for the homeless; Leon Trotsky’s opinion on the Ukraine; a new biography of filmmakers during war; and other news.


MacKenzie Bezos’s One-Star Amazon Review, Salinger’s Writing Advice, and More

by Evan Smith Rakoff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 11.5.13

MacKenzie Bezos—wife of Amazon’s Jeff Bezos—posted a one-star review of Brad Stone’s The Everything Store; Mariel Hemingway revealed that her family didn’t speak of her grandfather Ernest’s suicide; Dr. George Walkden argues that the opening of Beowulf has been misconstrued for hundreds of years; and other news.


The Best Reviews Money Can Buy: 
Critical Care for Self-Published Authors

by Melissa Faliveno

Special Section

Posted 11.1.13

Melissa Faliveno

Kirkus Indie, a relatively new branch of Kirkus Reviews magazine, has paved the way toward a new tradition of book reviewing, allowing self-published authors to purchase professional book reviews that may be seen by agents, editors, and potential readers.


Q&A: Pamela Paul's New Book Review

by Kevin Nance

News and Trends

Posted 7.1.13

July/August 2013

Pamela Paul, the new editor of the New York Times Book Review, discusses her job and the current climate of literary criticism.