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Faint praise : the plight of book reviewing in America

Author: Gail Pool
Publisher: Columbia, MO Univ. of Missouri Press c 2007
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView 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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Pool
ISBN: 9780826217271 0826217273 9780826217288 0826217281
OCLC Number: 836488554
Description: VII, 170 Seiten
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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