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The Fold by Peter Clines (Reviewed by Mihir Wanchoo)

Official Author Website Order the book HERE Read Fantasy Book Critic Interview with Peter Clines Read Fantasy Book Critic’s review of Ex-Heroes Read Fantasy Book Critic's review of Ex-Patriots Read Fantasy Book Critic’s review of Ex-Communication...Show More Summary

Book Review: In Keepers, a film critic trolls movie buffs

Richard Schickel, the longtime film critic for Time magazine, knows what a huge topic cinema is. He’s written more than two dozen books about the industry’s most important artists and eras, and has been involved with another two dozen film-related documentaries and television productions. Show More Summary

The 8 Best Quotes From Critic Jonathan Gold’s Public Radio Interview with Robert Sietsema

Eater senior critic Robert Sietsema talks toiling over postage, guinea pigs, and his new book “New York in a Dozen Dishes.” Senior Eater critic Robert Sietsema recently released a new book New York in a Dozen Dishes. In an interviewShow More Summary

“An attack on the Social State”: a discussion with Henry Giroux (Pt.1)

A discussion with critical theorist, writer, academic, and teacher Henry Giroux about his book "Neoliberalism's War on Higher Education" and what's being done to universities in the age of "crisis" and "austerity".

Critics Hate New Christian Grey Book: 'As Arousing as the Diary of a Sex Offender'

2 months agoEntertainment / Film : Moviefone

Yikes. "Fifty Shades of Grey" author E.L. James just released her new book, "Grey," telling the story from Christian Grey's perspective. To say it was not well-received by critics would be an understatement, but it would also fail to mention the best part: The reviews are hilarious. Show More Summary

Brag book: News of ArtsATL critics’ varied accomplishments

2 months agoUnited States / Atlanta : ArtsATL

We are proud of our writers, and we are not alone in our estimation. Herewith, news from five critics about recent achievements: ArtsATL lead dance

'Whiplash' Becomes Sleeper Hit in Japan

Two months after its low-key bow, the critically acclaimed film is getting a wider release, with new dates booked through August, and is set to cover its production budget at the Japanese box office. read more

Judd Apatow’s Cosby crusade: He’s not going to be quiet about the rape allegations

Cosby's most outspoken critic is using his book tour to amplify the voices of Cosby's alleged victims

Boris Becker told to shut it by Roger Federer as Swiss returns fire in book row

While Stan Wawrinka was ousted from the Aegon Championships on Wednesday, Roger Federer felt the need to defend himself against some inferred criticism in Boris Becker’s new book.

Books of The Times: Review: Jessica Hopper Looks Beyond the Boys and Their Bands in a New Book

Ms. Hopper’s new book, “The First Collection of Criticism by a Living Female Rock Critic,” is by turns loose and warm and finicky and outraged.

Israeli leader turns on US Jewish journalists Friedman, Wieseltier, Remnick and Silvers for disloyalty

Former Israeli ambassador Michael Oren's new book singles out US Jewish journalists for being especially critical of their "nation-state" Israel in ways reminiscent of historical anti-Semitism

Why Self-Care is Critical to Long-Lasting Success

In her new book, Ariana Ayu shows readers how to tap into your mojo and achieve authentic success. Rule number 1: Prioritize self-care.

Mark Bauerlein: The State of the American Mind

(Scott Johnson) Mark Bauerlein and Adam Bellow have edited an intriguing volume of essays reporting on The State of the American Mind: 16 Leading Critics on the new Anti-Intellectualism. The book, officially published by Templeton Press today, presents as a kind of update on Allan Bloom’s The Closing of the American Mind (1987). Show More Summary

‘Wife Bonus’ Author: My Critics Hate Women

2 months agoNews : The Daily Beast

In an interview and an excerpt from her new book, Wednesday Martin discusses the rule-ridden, heirarchical world of the 1 percent on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.

Atmospheir Shows Off ‘Sensational’ Social Address Book

Gone are the days of the Rolodex and here to stay are the digital contact lists that are critically important features on all of our mobile devices. But these contact lists haven’t yet made organizing our social media contacts quite as convenient. That is, until now. In a time when contact information and communication preferences […]

Economics in Two Lessons

I’m still redrafting the opening section of my book, on the concept of opportunity cost. Some applications to specific problems coming soon, I promise. In the meantime, comments and criticism, including editorial corrections and nitpicks, much appreciated. Opportunity cost ? What is opportunity cost? Remember that Time is Money. He that can earn Ten Shillings […]

Books Aren't Television, and Other Observations

I missed this until it was pointed out to me, but Sean T. Collins of the Observer is unhappy with your favorite correspondent, having set upon a piece of my work in a column headlined “The Four Worst Types of TV Critics,” which is aShow More Summary

Juan Felipe Herrera Appointed Poet Laureate

On Wednesday, June 10, outgoing Librarian of Congress James H. Billington named Juan Felipe Herrera the library’s 21st Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry for 2015–2016. Herrera, winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award, the PEN USA National Poetry Award, and the International Latino Book Award, among numerous other honors, is the first Hispanic poet […]

Intermission time

As I’m reaching a critical stage with my book writing – a draft script is due shortly – I will be dropping off the radar to attempt to focus all my attention on the task in hand. During this next three weeks or so I will be posting infrequently...Show More Summary

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