Magazine Articles Tagged With book reviews

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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Charles Wright Begins Poet Laureate Term, Lena Dunham Kicks Off Book Tour, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 9.30.14

Finalists for Kirkus Prize announced; National Book Foundation's 5 Under 35; Lee Child on why the Amazon-Hachette battle matters; and other news.

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Hachette Revenue Up Despite Amazon Dispute, Pig Pen Sedaris Is Flattered, and More

by staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 8.1.14

A sociologist at Queens College makes a compelling case for self-publishing; Harry Potter is all over a neighborhood in Missoula, Montana; Amy Tan builds a home she can grow old in; and other news.

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Gabriel García Márquez Dies at Age 87, Leonard Riggio Sells 3.7 Million Barnes & Noble Shares, and More

by Staff

Daily News

Online Only, posted 4.18.14

Sarabande Books opens new offices in New York City; Gary Shteyngart to decrease blurbing habit; a “poetry fence” in Alexandria, Virginia; and other news.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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