Much the most sensible discussion

Terry Teachout of the Wall Street Journal and an Artsjournal blogger, too, has written a thoughtful consideration of why newspapers are jettisoning critics, the possible influence (or value) of bloggers and why we need critics. Much appreciated after all the Richard Schickel and Andrew Keen fit-pitching (for and against) the past several weeks.

Saved book/daddy the troubling of writing it.

July 9, 2007 5:51 PM |



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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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