Our Editor on C-SPAN Discussing the Digital Future

In Ed's Perspective by Edward Nawotka

By Edward Nawotka At BEA this year I had the privilege to sit on a panel hosted by the National Book Critics Circle about the effect e-reading is having on criticism and book reviews. The panelists included myself, Jane Ciabattari, president, National Book Critics Circle; Carolyn Kellogg, book blogger, The Los Angeles Times; Denise Oswald, editorial director, Soft Skull Press; Nicholas Latimer, director of publicity, Knopf, and …

A Crossroads at the LA Times Book Festival

In Erin's Perspective by Erin L. Cox

By Erin L. Cox Last weekend, the Los Angeles Times put on their annual Book Festival on the campus of UCLA.  Always a great collection of writers and readers, this year’s Festival did not disappoint.  For coverage, you can check out C-SPAN, which broadcast live from the Festival.  Or, via Twitter at #LATFOB Two panels really stood out for me because …