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Say, Pay, or Play: Defining the Modern Book Review

Sunday, October 23, 2011, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
The Crawford Family Forum 474 South Raymond Avenue Pasadena, CA 91105 Map and directions

PAP&RS, hosted by KPCC, presented a panel debate about the changing definition of the book review. Is the traditional book review dead? Is the paid-for review valid? What role should crowd sourcing play? KPCC’s John Rabe moderated a lively debate featuring Tom Lutz, founder of the Los Angeles Review of Books; Julie Eakin, book review editor of ForeWord Reviews; and Patrick Brown, community manager of Photo Credit: Janis Christie/Getty Images