Cover of: Faint praise | Gail Pool

Faint praise

the plight of book reviewing in America

Published by University of Missouri Press in Columbia .
Written in English.

About the Book

"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.

About the Edition

"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.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
808/.066
Library of Congress
PN98.B7 P66 2007

The Physical Object

Pagination
p. cm.

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL17885013M
Internet Archive
faintpraisepligh00pool
ISBN 13
9780826217271
LC Control Number
2007014101
OCLC/WorldCat
122973971
Library Thing
3624749
Goodreads
6689028
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