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How do respond to a bad review. Cry? Threaten? Call reviewer racist? All of the above?

The spring issue of The Paris Review has been announced. It includes a serialized version of Roberto Bolano's last novel, a year before it's set to appear in book form. Parts will appear in all four issues this year.

Let's continue this game: Would you rather read Snooki's memoir (from two weeks ago), Kiss drummer Peter Criss's memoir from last week, or this one?

Apparently, Martin Amis thinks children's literature is below him. Mention Maurice Sendak to him and you're liable to get a punch in the face.

Why literary magazines are better than popular magazines. Warning: involves math (not really).

Apparently without enough blame to go around, book reviewers direct the blame for gender disparity in books that receive reviews to the publishing houses.