Martin Schneider writes:
This, from the National Book Critics Circle, made its way to my in-box:
How reviewers are adapting to the new digital order has been one of the burning themes among NBCC members for the past year. NBCC board member Scott McLemee sends along notice of his own intervention of sorts: On Saturday, from 5 to 7 PM EST, he'll be hosting an on-line book salon about Adam Gopnik's Angels and Ages at Firedoglake.com. The transcripts of previous FDL salons, which have featured contributors ranging from Thomas Ricks to Rick Perlstein are here.
How intriguing! I'm sure that'll be terrific.
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