Jan 30, 2009

Washington Post’s Book World Goes Out of Print as a Separate Section

(NYTimes) - In another sign that literary criticism is losing its profile in newspapers, The Washington Post has decided to shutter the print version of Book World, its Sunday stand-alone book review section, and shift reviews to space inside two other sections of the paper.
The last issue of Book World will appear in its tabloid print version on Feb. 15 but will continue to be published online as a distinct entity. Continued

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