Posts Tagged: Reviews

Reviewing the Literary Review

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The Chronicle of Higher Education describes the Los Angeles Review of Book‘s new model for the literary review:

LARB beckons a new model of a literary review, not tied to a newspaper or based in a university but creating its own autonomous space, like a nonprofit gallery or museum, supported by a mix of donors, grants, ads, and memberships, and drawing a diverse audience.

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club Chat with Reginald Dwayne Betts

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The Rumpus Poetry Book Club chats with Reginald Dwayne Betts about his new book Bastards of the Reagan Era. ...more

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Fresh Comics #6: Abortion, Comics Style

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Comics is a great medium for communicating complex or divisive topics, and so it makes sense that embedded within comics history we can find stories of abortion. Insane as it is that in 2015—forty-two years since Roe v. Wade—politicos are still arguing against a woman’s right to terminate a pregnancy, here we are.

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Amazon Reviews: A Rumpus Roundup

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Amazon filed suit against more than a thousand fake reviewers earlier this week.

Amazon is going after reviewers who sold their reviews for $5 on Fiverr, an online platform for minor tasks.

In July of this year, users began to notice that Amazon had begun data mining, linking authors and book reviewers and blocking people from posting reviews of books if Amazon suspected the reviewer knew the author.

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