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Faint praise : the plight of book reviewing in America

Author: Gail Pool; Ebrary, Inc.
Publisher: Columbia : University of Missouri Press, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : English : [Online-ausg.]View all editions and formats
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"Pool's behind-the-scenes look at the institution of book reviewing analyzes how it works and why it often fails, describes how editors choose books for review and assign them to reviewers, examines the additional roles played by publishers, authors, and readers and contrasts traditional reviewing with newer, alternative book coverage"--Provided by publisher.
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Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Pool; Ebrary, Inc.
ISBN: 0826217273 9780826217288 0826217281 9780826217271
OCLC Number: 740708408
Reproduction Notes: Palo Alto, Calif. ebrary, 2008. online-Ressource. Online-Ausg.
Description: vii, 170 Seiten ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Gail Pool.

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Looks at the multifaceted world of book reviewing, contrasting traditional methods of reviewing with alternative book coverage, from Amazon.com to Oprah. This title also explores the divide between  Read more...

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