Um, sorry.

Got a crash deadline this week: read and review a 600-page novel by Friday.

In fewer than 300 words. At that level of compression, book reviewing is a form of haiku. It's also a different kind of media frenzy. Try it sometime; it'll keep your mind off what's-her-face going to jail.

June 27, 2007 9:41 AM | | Comments (1)



I thought you were unemployed. Is this just something to keep your skills sharp? Or do you ex-book reviewers have some kind of contest going?


Best of the Vault


Pat Barker, Frankenstein, Cass Sunstein on the internet, Samuel Johnson, Thrillers, Denis Johnson, Alan Furst, Caryl Phillips, Richard Flanagan, George Saunders, Michael Harvey, Larry McMurtry, Harry Potter and more ...


Big D between the sheets -- Dallas in fiction


Reviewing the state of reviewing


9/11 as a novel: Why?


How can critics say the things they do? And why does anyone pay attention? It's the issue of authority.

The disappearing book pages:  

Papers are cutting book coverage for little reason

Thrillers and Lists:  

Noir favorites, who makes the cut and why



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