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Book Critics

Michael Dirda Knows More About Books Than You

Steven Petite | Posted 08.04.2016 | Home
Steven Petite

I consider myself to be fairly well read. Admittedly, I am only twenty-four but for the better part of the past decade, I have consistently read one hundred or so books each year

The E-Books Are Coming! Run for Your Lives!

Lev Raphael | Posted 10.13.2012 | Home
Lev Raphael

Many reviewers have been complaining for a while about the democratization of publishing and the "flood" of e-books. How are you supposed to weed out the crap?

Best Rip Job of the Year

Steve Kettmann | Posted 04.06.2012 | Home
Steve Kettmann

Few things are worse for books than reviewers who pull their punches and ask readers to wade through the lukewarm sludge of a bland, boring, fair-to-a...

Book Reviews: Critics vs. Amazon Reviewers

The Daily Beast | Posted 07.13.2011 | Home

In the age of rapid digital revolution in publishing, when readers have book review options ranging from decades-old publications like The New Yorker,...

How Wuthering Heights Caused A Critical Stir When First Published

Telegraph | Nick Collins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The producers of the new BBC Radio 3 adaptation of Wuthering Heights say they want to recreate the 'shocking impact' of the book when it was published...