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Book review: 'By Blood' by Ellen Ullman

Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-26

A creepy professor eavesdrops on a woman's therapy sessions and becomes obsessed with her.By Blood
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Mecom to launch digital paywall and review future of 65 free titles

Wide-ranging strategic review by new chief executive Tom Toumazis aims to slash costs by €70mMecom is to introduce digital pay models across its top newspaper titles, slash costs by €70m and... | Guardian – 2012-01-24

Aperture Debuts ‘The PhotoBook Review’

Aperture, a nonprofit foundation dedicated to promoting photography, is gearing up for a big year in 2012. In addition to celebrating its 60th anniversary this year, it has teamed with Paris Photo,... | Publishers Weekly – 2012-01-06

Barnes & Noble falls on guidance cut, Nook review

Barnes & Noble is considering options for its quickly growing but expensive Nook e-book reading business, its latest attempt to regain profitability as the publishing industry adapts to the rising... | – 2012-01-06

MP joins BA in calling for earlier response to Portas review

An MP has joined the Bookseller Association's calls for the government to respond to the Mary... | The Bookseller – 2012-01-04

BA: 'no time to waste' in implementing Portas review

The Booksellers Association has welcomed Mary Portas’ report into the future of the high... | The Bookseller – 2011-12-13

Doncaster campaigners look to judicial review

Doncaster campaigners are considering applying for judicial review over library closures,... | The Bookseller – 2011-11-25

PA's Mollet to present on Hargreaves Review

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Wed, 26/10/2011 - 09:04 Publishers Association chief executive Richard Mollet will be among the panel giving evidence to the Business, Innovation... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-26

Godfray asks BL to "review" Amazon link

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 19/10/2011 - 15:01 Tim Godfray, chief executive of The Booksellers Association, has asked British Library c.e.o. Dame Lynne Brindley to review the... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-19

Camden campaigners to try for library judicial review

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Mon, 17/10/2011 - 10:14 Camden library campaigners have become the latest group to apply for judicial review over library closures. The Camden Public... | The Bookseller – 2011-10-17

Magazines Begin to Sell the Fashion They Review

The Madison Avenue office of Moda Operandi, an e-commerce site founded by Lauren Santo Domingo, right, and Aslaug Magnusdottir. The site will work with Vogue magazine to allow customers to preorder... | The New York Times – 2011-09-26

ALCS welcomes support for Hargreaves Review

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 04/08/2011 - 09:12 The Authors' Licensing & Collecting Society has welcomed the government support for the Hargreaves Review into intellectual... | The Bookseller – 2011-08-04

U.K.'s Mirror to Review Procedures

In the wake of Britain's phone-hacking scandal, publisher Trinity Mirror said it would review the editorial practices at all its newspaper titles, while its rival, the Daily Mail, said none of its... | The Wall Street Journal – 2011-07-27

Daily Mirror publisher to review editorial controls

Trinity Mirror move comes as share price falls amid allegations that phone hacking was not confined to News of the WorldTrinity Mirror has begun a review of its editorial controls and procedures amid... | Guardian – 2011-07-26

Isle of Wight denied library closures review

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Tue, 26/07/2011 - 16:29 The High Court has rejected an application by an Isle of Wight resident to bring a judicial review claim over the island's... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-26

Telegraph Media Group ordered to pay damages over Lynn Barber book review

Daily Telegraph publisher ordered to pay £65,000 to author Dr Sarah Thornton after losing libel and malicious falsehood caseTelegraph Media Group, the publisher of the Daily Telegraph, has been... | Guardian – 2011-07-26

Telegraph ordered to pay damages over book review

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Brent libraries judicial review: day two

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Thu, 21/07/2011 - 09:18 Brent council's plan to close six of its 12 libraries was made "with great care and expressed attention to the 1964 Act" and... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-21

Brent libraries judicial review: day one

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Review: Juan Williams book ‘self-interested preaching to the choir’ about NPR departure

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Library campaigners win right to judicial review over closures

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Gloucestershire campaigners await judicial review hearing

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 08:02 A court hearing to decide whether permission will be given for a judicial review to proceed against Gloucestershire library cuts... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Legal aid body 'ignores appeals review' over library costs

Written By: Benedicte Page Publication Date: Wed, 06/07/2011 - 16:25 The Legal Services Commission, which handles legal aid, has been accused of "cynically changing the rules" by ignoring the... | The Bookseller – 2011-07-06

Review: 5 e-book readers for less than $175

When's ground-breaking Kindle e-book reader came out in 2007, it cost $399. Now, some e-readers, including the most recent Kindle entry, can be had for just north of $100. | – 2011-06-16

Agent Peter Cox offers 'impartial' review of author contracts

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Review copies of upcoming books go digital

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Hargreaves says no to 'fair use' clause in copyright review

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 09:55 Publishers appear to have got a reprieve in the Hargreaves Review into intellectual property with it recommending against imposing... | The Bookseller – 2011-05-18

Brooks launches News International review

News International's chief executive Rebekah Brooks has launched a three-year internal review of the company under the slogan "changing the game."Every division - including editorial, advertising and... | Guardian – 2011-04-21

Publisher of 'Three Cups of Tea' to Conduct Review

Viking, the publisher of "Three Cups of Tea," said in a statement on Monday that it will review the book and its contents with the author, Greg Mortenson. | The New York Times – 2011-04-18

NYT Book Review Leaves Boldface Reviewer Unnamed

"Power, to be useful, must be understood in its components, including its limits. By the same token, ideals must be brought, at some point, into relationship with the circumstances the leader is... | The New York Observer – 2011-04-04

Dutch Media landscape annual review

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New Northcliffe chief launches 'radical' review

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Libraries face threat from review

The law ensuring local authorities provide a "comprehensive" library service could be under threat, industry experts have warned. | The Independent – 2011-03-16

Recommendation and review 'less important' for online shoppers

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Review: What if Google went over to the dark side?

Siva Vaidhyanathan's new book, "The Googlization of Everything (And Why We Should Worry)," contains a number of arresting observations that will likely jolt many readers about their relationship to... | San Jose Mercury News – 2011-03-06

Book Review Gets With the Times, Kindles Interest in E-Book Sales

ArtsBeat announced today that this week's New York Times Book Review will feature, for the first time, bestseller lists accounting for the sales of e-books. The lists, all of which appear on the... | The New York Observer – 2011-02-12

Kindle gets real page numbers; better note, highlight & review sharing

By Tim Conneally, Betanews Amazon on Monday pre-released a software update for Kindle e-readers running the 3.0 software which updates the interface for magazines and newspapers, adds a quick review... | Betanews – 2011-02-08

The Daily: a review of Murdoch's iPad newspaper

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PA opposes review of Digital Economy Act

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Government launches publishing industry review

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Howard Schultz talks to Harvard Business Review: A preview of his upcoming book?

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Google's China webpage licence under review: government

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Paris Review names Lorin Stein as its new editor

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'NY Times' Self-Review a Balancing Act for Reporter

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Online, National Review's reputation is put to the test

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The perfect book review: a ban

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In Search of the Long Tail: Crowdsourcing the Book Review Process

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Book review: When companies get cheap, workers get unhappy

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Seven Increases Consolidated Media Stake to 5%, Review Reports

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Memoir review: 'Books' by Larry McMurtry

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Book Review: Beyond the Great Wall

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Fiction review: Read your 'Broccoli'

Broccoli and Other Tales of Food and Love By Lara Vapnyar Pantheon; 148 pages; $20 How many Americans are writing in Russian and publishing first-rate short stories in Russia? Lara Vapnyar moved from... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2008-06-28

Fiction review: Noah Hawley's 'The Punch'

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Slate writer deliberately inserts untruths in review of ‘The Lifespan of a Fact’

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Book review: ‘Gillespie and I,’ by Jane Harris

There’s a saying that when you go on traveling tours, you get to know whom the designated jerk is going to be within three days, and if you don’t know it by then, you’re the jerk. In this... | The Washington Post – 2012-02-21

Review of Anthony Shadid’s “Night Draws Near”

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Book review: ‘Brave Dragons,’ about an American basketball coach in China

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Book review: ‘The Real Romney,’ by Michael Kranish and Scott Helman

The position of Republican presidential aspirant, like that of New York Giants quarterback, is rich in patrilineal psychodrama. There is the slowly unfurling, three-generation saga of the Bushes; the... | The Washington Post – 2012-02-11

Book review: ‘Behind the Beautiful Forevers,’ by Katherine Boo

This is an astonishing book. It is astonishing on several levels: as a worm’s-eye view of the “undercity” of one of the world’s largest metropolises; as an intensely reported, deeply felt... | The Washington Post – 2012-02-11

Kindle Fire review: Changing the landscape of the tablet game

If you’re planning to review something such as Amazon’s new tablet, the Kindle Fire, you need two things: time, and a big list of music, movies and books you want to dive into. Sure, the Fire is... | The Washington Post – 2011-11-14

Book review: 'Watergate'

Thomas Mallon's novel deftly paints a picture of 1970s America and adds an imaginative back story to the characters.Watergate | Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-19

Review: 'Carl Van Vechten & the Harlem Renaissance' by Emily Bernard

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Book review: 'The American Way of Eating' by Tracie McMillan

Tracie McMillan takes us to agricultural fields, Wal-Mart and Applebee's, where she works short stints and tries to eat healthfully on meager pay.The American Way of Eating | Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-19

Book review: 'Monstress' by Lysley Tenorio

The author's short stories paint vivid pictures of growing up Filipino American.In a smoke-stained San Francisco hotel room, Felix Starro is making fake blood. | Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-17

Book review: 'Killing the Messenger' by Thomas Peele

The murder of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey and a family's violent rise to prominence is given gripping life.On a morning in August 2007, a slender masked man ran up to Chauncey Bailey on an... | Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-11

Review: Thinking, Fast and Slow

Common sense can prove to be misleading, as this book on human cognition tells us forcefully | Hindustan Times – 2012-02-18

Review: The Other Country - Dispatches from the Mofussil

Veteran journalist Mrinal Pande’s book could very well be compared to a train journey through the Indian heartland. The book, which brings together a wide-ranging selection of essays by Pande,... | Hindustan Times – 2012-01-21

Book review: 'Enemies: A History of the FBI' by Tim Weiner

In 'Enemies: A History of the FBI,' Tim Weiner ('Legacy of Ashes') offers a scathing indictment of the FBI, before J. Edgar Hoover and since.Each week, the FBI sends reporters an email of "top ten... | Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-22

Book review: 'The Flame Alphabet' by Ben Marcus

The death of language is explored via plague-carrying children and their horror-struck parents in a wildly inventive tale by Ben Marcus.Spend too much time with 24-hour news networks and it's easy to... | Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-24

Review: The Politics of Climate Change and the Global Crisis

A book that rings the alarm bells over how the climate change politics spares the rich and responsible | Hindustan Times – 2012-02-25

Book review: 'Zona' by Geoff Dyer

With care and craft, the novelist and essayist seeks to summarize Andrei Tarkovsky's 1979 art film 'Stalker,' finding elements that will keep the non- cinéaste onboard.Zona | Los Angeles Times – 2012-02-26

Book review: ‘No Mark Upon Her’ by Deborah Crombie

The laconic protagonists of yesteryear would have found it quite strange, all the family-talk indulged in by Deborah Crombie’s married protagonists, Detective Superintendent Duncan Kincaid of... | The Washington Post – 2012-02-27

'Exploring Mars,' by Scott Hubbard: book review

Exploring Mars Chronicles From a Decade of Discovery By Scott Hubbard; foreword by Bill Nye ( University of Arizona Press; 194 pages; $17.95 paperback) Dispatching robot spacecraft to Mars is a... | San Francisco Chronicle – 2012-02-28

'The Wolf Gift' review: Anne Rice teases, but payoff is slight

Anne Rice's novel about a young man's entry into the world of werewolves has a slow buildup and a less-than-potent bite.How's your back feeling? Sore? | Los Angeles Times – 2012-03-01

Slate to Begin a Monthly Review of Books

The Web magazine will publish an expanded look at books on the first Saturday of each month, as stand-alone book review sections in newspapers have dwindled. | The New York Times – 2012-03-02

Slate's New Book Review; Japan's Impossible E-Book Quota

Today in publishing and literature: Slate's new book review section goes live, The Day of the Triffids is getting the Sam Raimi treatment, and Japan's publishers set a lofty and impractical... | The Atlantic Wire – 2012-03-02

Book Review: 'Power, Inc.' by David Rothkopf

A sprawling new book makes the case that companies, not kings, now rule the world | BusinessWeek – 2012-03-02

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