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Week’s Highlights: Inventing Myth

September 30, 2009

The reality of Bolaño's outlaw image, The Daily Beast gets into books, the Google books settlement's collapse, Bill Murray's support of poetry, and more.

Does Every Book Deserve a Review?

July 4, 2009

275,232 books were published in the US last year. Don't publications have an obligation to review only those books that warrant serious consideration?

The Sorrows of Young Jacko

July 2, 2009

What does the King of Pop have in common with the main character of an 18th century German novel? Quite a lot, in fact.