Carlos Lozada, a Pulitzer Prize–winning critic at the Washington Post, on his reading process, the role of social media in his work, and more.
One of the most prominent and liveliest critics in the United States discusses whether or not literary criticism can be taught, the value of negative criticism, and more.
In this continuing series, a book critic discusses Minnesota’s thriving literary community and the importance of reviewing small-press titles.
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.
Parul Sehgal discusses her path to literary criticism, her passion for international literature, and today’s finest reviewers.
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.
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.