Bookends: Do We Really Need Negative Book Reviews?

Francine Prose and Zoë Heller discuss whether bad books should be written about or ignored.

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  • Hancock shares life lessons in new memoir - Charleston Post and Courier
    Jazz legend Herbie Hancock comes to Naperville to discuss new book - Naperville Sun
    10/31/2014 - 12:24 pm | View Link
  • Hancock to share life lessons in Naperville - Chicago Daily Herald
    Instead, the 74-year-old pianist bookends his ... to fight the daily battles against the negative part of yourself. Q. In the book you describe
    10/30/2014 - 7:10 am | View Link
  • From Miles to Buddha: Herbie Hancock’s memoir reveals influences ... - 660 News
    Instead, the 74-year-old pianist bookends his ... to fight the daily battles against the negative part of yourself. AP: In the book you describe
    10/29/2014 - 3:20 pm | View Link
  • Hark the Herald Two - Style Weekly
    I can't attest to the book limit at the Richmond ... It becomes almost Zen-like as the negative spaces ... Metal bookends, cellophane tape and a ...
    10/21/2014 - 8:01 am | View Link
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  • Provenance adds to Labrador bookends’ value
    Q. My father came to admire famed doctor, missionary and social reformer Wilfred Grenfell after reading his book "Down North on the Labrador." As a young surgeon from Ohio, he wrote to Grenfell and eventually travelled to Labrador to meet his hero.
    10/23/2014 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Rugby league’s crucial bookends
    Foundation rugby league countries England, Australia, and New Zealand are receiving timely good news that augurs well for the game’s future. Starting with England, at its annual general meeting in Hull, a Rugby Football League (RFL) Governance Review ...
    07/23/2012 - 9:00 pm | View Link
  • Captain Sully Sullenberger comes to Bookends to sign his new book, 'Making a Difference.'
    "It’s not all negative. It’s not all partisan and divisive ... I think the right reasons do matter." The book, Sullenberger’s second since he and his co-pilot saved the passengers and crew of Flight 1549, includes Adm. Thad Allen, former U.S ...
    05/14/2012 - 3:41 am | View Link
  • The Expert Rifleman’s Instant Gun Library: The Bookends
    If you get only one cartridge book, this one will take you the furthest into expertdom. Most handloaders at least talk about making cartridge conversions, even if they don’t actually undertake them; it’s the next step up, just before Inventing An ...
    04/15/2011 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • Bookends: Literature Festival to boast Sower nominees
    Featured guests will be 2011 Golden Sower Award nominees Deborah Hopkinson, author of “Abe Lincoln Crosses a Creek”; Heather Henson, author of “That Book Woman”; and Tony Varrato, author of “Fakie.” They will take part in presentations and book ...
    07/24/2010 - 9:00 pm | View Link
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  • The Bible's Bookends | Genesis & Revelation
    Contents of this chapter. 2 Denominations 3 The Bible’s Bookends 4 That they may all be one 5 The Bible is the Inerrant Word of God 6 The Logos and the rhema
    10/31/2014 - 6:32 am | View Website
  • Book Beginnings and Bookends
    Interesting questions to finish up the book...I'm excited to hear what you guys think! Questions: From the first go around it seems there was a general negative ...
    10/31/2014 - 12:49 am | View Website
  • Bookends
    Previous columns in the Bookends series, in which two writers take on pressing and provocative questions about the world of books: Oct. 26, 2014: What ...
    10/30/2014 - 8:45 pm | View Website
  • Belham Living Gemstone Globe Bookends
    Belham Living Gemstone Globe Bookends - A perfect gift for the world traveler or geography buff in your life, the Gemstone Globe Bookends will keep your favorite ...
    10/30/2014 - 3:30 pm | View Website
  • MMF Industries™ 5" High Black Deluxe Bookends | Staples®
    Shop Staples® for MMF Industries™ 5'' High Black Deluxe Bookends and enjoy everyday low prices, plus FREE shipping on orders over $49.99. Get everything you need ...
    10/30/2014 - 5:50 am | View Website
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