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.
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.
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.