The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing, coming this June!
Monday, February 04, 2008 5:16:00 AM
by Mayra Calvani
|Are you passionate about books? Do you dream of becoming a book reviewer? Are you curious about the influence reviews have on readers, booksellers, and librarians? The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing will teach you everything you’ll ever need to know about reviewing, from how to write them to understanding their influence over the wider spectrum of the publishing world.
Are you passionate about books? Do you have the desire to share your thoughts about a book with readers, yet are unsure about what makes a good review? Are you curious about the influence reviews have on readers, booksellers, and librarians?
If you’re a beginner, The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing will show you how to write a well-written, honest, objective and professional book review. But that’s not all. This book will also teach you:
•How to read critically
•How to differentiate the various types of reviews
•How to rate books
•How to prevent amateurish mistakes
•How to deal with the ethics and legalities of reviews
•How to tell the difference between a review, a book report, and a critique
•How to start your own review site
•How to publish your reviews on dozens of sites and even make money while you’re at it, and much more
If you’re an author, publisher, publicist, bookseller, librarian, or reader, this book will also bring to light the importance and influence of book reviews within a wider spectrum.
The Slippery Art of Book Reviewing
by Mayra Calvani and Anne K. Edwards
Twilight Times Books
ISBNs: 1-933353-22-8; 978-1-933353-22-7
Print and ebook
RELEASE DATE: June 15th, 2008