The Campaign to Save Book Reviews

The National Book Critics Circle's blog, Critical Mass, has started a campaign to fight against the editorial decision at newspapers across the country to dwindle away the book pages. Ongoing posts from the amusing George Saunders and Stewart O'Nan, among others, are keeping things more illuminating and entertaining than a PBS pledge drive. Plus, there's always the petition to read and sign.

Aux armes, citoyens . . . mes lecteurs

April 23, 2007 8:16 AM | | Comments (1)



Bless you, Jerome, for highlighting these efforts to repudiate the AJC's misguided, culturally-suicidal decision to axe its book editor. I'll gladly join you at the barricades to fight against this irresponsible trend.


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