Parul Sehgal discusses her path to literary criticism, her passion for international literature, and today’s finest reviewers.
Los Angeles Times book editor Carolyn Kellogg talks MFAs, publishing optimism, and how she’s revolutionizing her new position in the shifting landscape of book reviews.
The latest installment of Reviewers & Critics features Michael Schaub, an incisive—and hilarious—literary critic and former Bookslut contributor.
Isaac Fitzgerald, editor of BuzzFeed Books, talks about the growth of the site’s book review section, what a typical day in the BuzzFeed office looks like, and how the Internet has changed the discourse around books.
Pamela Paul, the new editor of the New York Times Book Review, discusses her job and the current climate of literary criticism.
In this continuing series, a book reviewer discusses the art of literary criticism—from the value of negative reviews to critics he admires.
The digital deputy editor of GQ discusses his Best Books of the Month feature and the state of diversity in publishing.
Laura Miller discusses how she chooses books, the effect of the Internet on literary criticism, and her belief that reading is as profoundly creative as writing.
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 Jonathan Safran Foer’s Here I Am and Monica Youn’s Blackacre, as the starting point for a closer look at these new and noteworthy titles.
Frustrated by a reviewing culture that they found to be increasingly insular—and as such, less honest—two poets decided to create a safe new space for reviewers to write candidly—and anonymously—about new collections of poetry.